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Student Accessibility Center

Student Accessibility Center is located in Parker Library on the first floor, PL112.

At Wesley College, students with documented disabilities can gain equal access to all aspects of academic life. Student Accessibility Center seeks to assist Wesley students with disabilities in receiving reasonable accommodations in academic programs and equal access to all aspects of academic life. This goal reflects the mission of Wesley College in striving to realize a holistic campus environment of caring, tolerance and inclusiveness for all people, no matter what their abilities.

Although we do not offer a comprehensive special needs program, the Student Accessibility Center provides appropriate accommodations for students with documented physical, learning or emotional disabilities. SAC also works closely with other campus offices to provide equal access for students with disabilities so that they may participate in all aspects of student life. In addition, it seeks to disseminate information among the students, faculty and staff to increase awareness of people with disabilities. Students with disabilities must still meet all requirements for admission and for graduation.

Program Description

Wesley College provides accommodative services to students with documented disabilities in adherence with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972. Nondiscrimination under Federal Grants and Programs assures that no one with a disability is to be excluded from participating, denied benefits, or discriminated against because of that disability.

Accessibility

Wesley College is committed to making its websites and other electronic content/communications accessible to all users.  In an effort to fulfill this commitment, we welcome any comments or suggestions on accessibility-related improvements. Please share your thoughts by emailing sac@wesley.edu.  If you have specific questions about Wesley College’s website, please contact communications@wesley.edu.

SAC Eligibility & Accommodation Application

Students who have received accommodations in high school or have a documented disability are encouraged to contact the Student Accessibility Center for information on how to submit the SAC online application for accommodations and provide documentation. Disability disclosure and request for accommodations are the responsibility of the student.

Documentation Needed

Before receiving any SAC services or accommodations, a student must submit documentation confirming the disability. A psycho-educational evaluation is required, and should include information on the student’s intellectual functioning, processing abilities, and achievements. Also, specific recommendations should include a reasonable accommodation for the student’s disability. Although an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan is helpful as supporting documentation, it is not sufficient documentation by itself. A copy of the documentation policies are available below.

SAC Information for Prospective Students

Send your documentation to SAC as soon as possible before the semester begins. After arriving on campus for classes, make an initial appointment with the SAC Coordinator to become familiar with the process and then follow up after the first few weeks of classes to discuss specific plans for your accommodations.

Manual For SAC Services

Wesley’s Manual for SAC Services details all the steps and information needed to receive services or assistance from the Department. Contact sac@wesley.edu with any additional questions.

SAC Information for Faculty

Wesley faculty can obtain information concerning Wesley policies and procedures concerning SAC services from the Faculty Manual for Disability Support, available from the SAC Office.

Click here for a copy of the Test Cover Sheet to submit to SAC when you send a copy of your examination.

Guide for Faculty & Staff: Understanding Disabilities

Additional SAC Resources

Additional assistance or support concerning disability issues can be found on the following websites. If you do not find the area in which you need help, please email sac@wesley.edu for more information.

Contact Us

Mariah Payne, MOT
Interim Coordinator of the Student Accessibility Center
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Phone: 302.736.2739 or 302.736.2522
Fax: 302.736.2301
Email: sac@wesley.edu
Address: Student Accessibility Center
Parker Library, Room 112
120 North State Street
Dover, DE 19901-3875

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