We require a letter or other documentation from your provider that states the date(s) or date range(s) that you were under medical care and unable to attend class. Medical supervision is retroactive, so if you have provider notes excusing you for past dates, you can still submit them to our office.
ASC will send emails to your professors excusing your absences for those dates. Documentation can be faxed or emailed to our office. Notes on script pads and photos of documentation are not acceptable.
Students do not need to be registered with ASC to receive medical supervision.
Students who suffer concussions are eligible for temporary accommodations. If you have a concussion, please call the ASC. A letter or other medical documentation that states your diagnosis and the date of injury should be faxed or emailed to our office. Notes on script pads and photos of documentation are not acceptable. When the documentation is received, you will have a brief, same-day appointment with an Accessibility Specialist.
Students do not need to be registered with ASC to receive temporary accommodations for a concussion.
- A letter from a medical doctor or health provider
- Individual Education Plan (IEP) with Multidisciplinary Team Report (MDT)
- 504 Plan
Any form of documentation your provider must include your diagnosis, functional limitations, and recommendations for accommodation. Documentation can be faxed or emailed to our office. Notes on script pads and photos of documentation are not acceptable.
If you do not have any of the disability documents listed above, you can give this Provider Evaluation Form to your current treating provider to complete. If you choose to use this form, the completed evaluation must come directly to our office from your provider via fax or email.Complete the Student Intake Packet
In addition to providing documentation as described above, students requesting accommodations should complete the Student Intake Packet, which contains the following forms:
- Self-Identification Form. All students requesting accommodations must complete this form to initiate services with ASC.
- Alternate Service Modalities Consent. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, ASC is asking all students to choose if they will accept alternate methods of communication and service. All students requesting accommodations must complete this form.
- Accommodation Procedures. This form outlines the student responsibilities and expectations for utilizing accommodations at UNO. All students requesting accommodations must complete this form.
- Testing Procedures. This form describes the procedures for accommodated testing and accessing the Testing Center. Please complete this form even if you are unsure if testing accommodations are right for you. This will be discussed in greater detail during your intake meeting.
- Assistive Note-Taking Device Agreement. Students who have access to an assistive note-taking device, such as a computer or audio recorder, are required to abide by copyright law. Please complete this form even if you are unsure if this accommodation is right for you. This will be discussed in greater detail during your intake meeting.
Please note that accommodations are not retroactive, so any accommodation plan established now would support you on a going-forward basis only.
All students registered with ASC are expected to abide by the policies and procedures listed below.
Alternate Format Materials
For students who qualify for "E-text" as part of their accommodation plan, please use your individual BookShare account to search for your textbooks in accessible format.
If the texts are not available on BookShare, please use the forms below to request your textbooks. These forms can be faxed or emailed to our office. A copy of your purchase receipts must be included.
To begin the process of establishing housing accommodations, please complete the form below and submit it to ASC, along with documentation of your disability. Documentation can be faxed or emailed to our office. Notes on script pads and photos of documentation are not acceptable.
ASC will review the documentation, and if needed, we will reach out to your provider for verification. Then we will schedule an appointment for you to meet with an Accessibility Specialist to create your housing accommodation plan.
To begin the assistance animal process, please complete the Assistance Animal Request Form below and submit it to ASC. Documentation of your disability is required. Documentation may be in the form of:
- A letter from your current treating provider that contains your diagnosis, functional limitations, breed of animal, nexus (relationship) of the animal to the disability, other treatment modalities/measures used to mitigate limitations caused by the impairment, and if the mitigating measures eliminate the substantial limitations; or,
- ASC can fax a form to your current treating provider for them to fill out.
After your Assistance Animal Request Form is received, the ASC will follow up with the next steps. As stated in the assistance animal policy below, no animal may be kept in university housing at any time prior to the approval of the animal as a reasonable accommodation.
Assistance animals are sometimes also referred to as emotional support animals (ESA).
Housing Lease Cancellation
To apply for a medical withdrawal from housing, please complete the form below and submit it to ASC, along with supporting documentation from your health care provider stating that it’s medically necessary for you to move out of university housing. Documentation can be faxed or emailed to our office. Notes on script pads and photos of documentation are not acceptable.
If your housing lease cancellation is approved, Housing & Residence Life will be notified, and you will be informed via email.