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  • Syllabus Statement

    Below is the most recent syllabus statement that should be included in any course syllabus you create.

    Student Disability Services

    ASU is committed to the principle that no qualified individual with a disability shall, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs or activities of the university, or be subjected to discrimination by the university, as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008 (ADAAA) and subsequent legislation. 

    Student Disability Services is located in the Office of Student Affairs, and is the designated campus department charged with the responsibility of reviewing and authorizing requests for reasonable accommodations based on a disability. It is the student’s responsibility to initiate such a request by contacting an employee of the Office of Student Affairs, in the Houston Harte University Center, Room 112, or contacting the department via email at For more information about the application process and requirements, visit the Student Disability Services website at The employee charged with the responsibility of reviewing and authorizing accommodation requests is:

  • Test Accommodations

    Faculty Form for Student Test Accommodations

    Complete this form to ensure that Disability Services has everything they need to proctor an exam for you.

    Test Accommodations for students with disabilities

    Accommodations For Tests In Blackboard

    Below are instructions on how to apply test accommodations in Blackboard.

    Test Accommodations in Blackboard

  • Instructional Materials

    Formatting Microsoft Word For Accessibility

    Below is a tutorial on formatting Microsoft Word for accessibility.

    Word Accessibility Guide

    Creating Accessible PDF Documents

    Below is a tutorial on formatting PDF Documents for accessibility.

    PDF Accessibility Guide

    Digital Accessibility Checklist for Courses

    The College of Science and Engineering has compiled this course accessibility checklist to help ensure that your Blackboard content meets federal requirements. 

    Accessibility Checklist

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