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Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Access: All students with disabilities have the right to reasonable access of UNBC programs and services.
- Appeal: The Access Coordinator assesses the documentation of disability provided by you to determine what accommodation(s) will be recommended. You have the right to appeal these recommendations.
- Register with the ARC, identify your specific needs and provide appropriate disability-related information to our office in a timely manner.
- All students are expected to be diligent and hardworking in their studies and accept responsibility in the role they play in meeting essential program and learning requirements.
- Being knowledgeable regarding relevant rules and regulations of the University including UNBC’s policies on:
- Student Code of Conduct;
- Appeals Process and Procedures; as well as,
- Academic Regulations as outlined in the UNBC Calendar.
Each semester, registered students are required to:
- Meet with the ARC Coordinator if you require adjustments to existing accommodations.
- Pick up your General Access and Accommodation (GAAA) letters at the beginning of each semester for every course that you will require academic accommodation(s).
- Meet with each of your Instructors during office hours or by appointment to discuss your accommodation needs; have the GAAA letter signed and returned to ARC within the first two weeks of the semester.
- Notify ARC of any concerns with accommodations in a timely manner.
- Notify ARC if an accommodation is no longer required.
- Book exams according to ARC Exam Scheduling Requirements.
- Students approved for notetaking services are required to pick up notes on a weekly basis and follow the process highlighted in the ARC Notetaking Accommodation Agreement,
- If applicable, you are encouraged to apply for provincial and federal funding programs for which you may be eligible to access grants, services and/or assistive technology.