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DSS Responsibilities

The student access office is responsible to:

  • Establish your eligibility for services 
  • Coordinate accommodations (including adaptive technology) and check out the equipment students qualify to use 
  • Keep all information about a student’s disability confidential and maintain records during your enrollment and seven years thereafter 
  • Advocate for students as needed with other departments, faculty and services 
  • Work with campus staff to provide accessible facilities, programs, and activities 
  • Make referrals and coordinate with community resources such as the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Services for the Blind, and Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic 
  • Provide advising and coaching as needed.