SUNY BROCKPORT IS COMMITTED TO MEETING THE NEEDS OF ITS STUDENTS AND STRIVING FOR INCLUSION AND ACCESS TO ALL BROCKPORT CLASSES, PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. THIS IS DONE THROUGH DETERMINING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS OR BY REDESIGNING ASPECTS OF THE CAMPUS EXPERIENCE, INCLUDING HOUSING.
Many student needs can be met through the standard room selection process. However, students who believe that they have needs that cannot be met through this process may request disability-related housing accommodations.
Examples of housing-related accommodations for eligible students with disabilities may include:
- A residence hall with an elevator
- A residence hall with an accessible washroom
- A single residence hall room
- An assistance animal
All requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered.
*Students must submit all required documentation. Appropriate documentation is outlined here.
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is looking for specific information regarding barriers to accessibility that the student would experience in a typical housing assignment and a link between how the requested housing accommodation would remove that barrier. Requests due solely to a preference or a potential benefit to the student are not typically approved.
If approved, housing accommodations are provided for the current academic year only. Students who have been given an accommodation may be asked to resubmit their request annually (during the room selection process as described above). Students must also be prepared to potentially resubmit updated documentation as requested by Student Accessibility Services
ASSISTANCE ANIMAL POLICY
Please visit our Assistance Animal Policy for more detail, timeline’s and processes.
The process outlined here is specifically for disability-related requests for housing accommodations. Students wishing to explore academic accommodations due to a documented disability should refer to the information provided by Student Accessibility Services for more information.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH
In an effort to holistically support all students, the Hazen Center for Integrated Care offers both mental and physical health services. To learn more about the Hazen Center for Integrated Care and the services they provide, please click on the link above.