Rights and Responsibilities

Student rights

  • Equal access to academic courses offered by the University of Iowa
  • Reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access
  • Appropriate confidentiality of specific disability related information
  • Timely receipt of documents in alternative formats, once appropriately requested

Student responsibilities

  • Meet the University‚Äôs qualifications and essential technical, academic, and institutional standards
  • Request accommodations through Student Disability Services (SDS) for each semester you wish to use accommodations
  • Provide current documentation of your disability as required by specific documentation guidelines
  • Pay for all costs associated with obtaining testing, reports, examinations etc. associated with documenting your disability
  • Comply with all SDS and University policies and procedures, the University of Iowa Code of Student Life, attendance policies, and academic standards