Student Rights and Responsibilities

As a Student using the services at CASE, you have the right:

  1. To confidentiality.  CASE will not release or discuss your documentation with anyone unless you provide a written request.

  2. To meet with CASE staff to better understand how your documented disability may affect your academic opportunities at Lewis University and, in accordance with Section 504 and ADA, what reasonable accommodations may address the impact of your disability.  These accommodations should not compromise the academic integrity of the course.

  3. To be informed about CASE and other university services and how you can access them.

  4. To have CASE advocate on your behalf by sending memos to faculty recommending course accommodations.

As a Student using the services at CASE, you have the responsibility:

  1. To provide documentation of your disability that meets established guidelines, including an assessment completed no more than three years before you initiate CASE services.

  2. To keep CASE informed of your academic progress and problems.

  3. To develop self-advocacy skills.  You have the responsibility to participate with CASE and faculty in investigating how your disability affects your learning process and educational opportunities, and in determining how you may best compensate in order to meet the same academic standards as any other Lewis University student.

  4. To request accommodations during registration or by the first day of class, and to discuss with faculty how these accommodations will take place.

  5. To follow procedures for receiving services, especially test taking.