Academic Accommodations

Available Services

Assistance is tailored to the needs of the individual student. The following documentation is required from each student applying and should consist of one of the following:

  • IEP-the most recent version.
  • Physician/Licensed professional documentation, on letterhead, which states your diagnosis, how long you have been under care for diagnosed condition, and limitations/restrictions of your diagnosis. Official medical records are not appropriate and will not be accepted to meet our documentation requirement.
  • Adult testing results from a licensed psychometrist which states your diagnosis and classroom limitations.

Academic support services offered, based on individual need, include: 

  • Extended test time
  • Distraction reduced testing environment
  • Orally proctored exams
  • Volunteer note takers
  • Tutoring referrals
  • Special seating
  • Audio texts
  • Adaptive equipment which includes software and magnification devices
  • Enlarged materials
  • Interpreters
  • Counseling referrals
  • Classroom relocation
  • Accessibility concerns

An additional modification, related to animals on campus, has been established to assist those in need of such accommodations as well as those in the NSU community. For the specific university policy, please visit the Service & Assistance Animal Policy.

If you have a disability that may be affected by the presence of another's service or emotional support animal, please contact Student Disability Services at 918-444-2042 for the Tahlequah campus and 918-444-6139 for Broken Arrow and Muskogee campuses. NSU is committed to ensuring that the needs of all people with disabilities are met and will determine how to resolve any conflicts or problems as quickly as possible.  

Students are responsible for requesting services each semester or at the time a need is identified. Services are free of charge to qualified students.


Additional Information

All students enrolled at Northeastern State University are responsible for obeying all rules and regulations of the Student Conduct Code and the Student Handbook which can be found in the course catalog and the Student Affairs website under Conduct and Development.


Agencies

Oklahoma Able Tech
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
Oklahoma Association of Higher Education and Disability
Association of Higher Education and Disability


Resources

CONTACT US

Tahlequah Campus

Donna Agee, Sr. Coordinator of Disability Services

600 N. Grand Avenue

Tahlequah, OK 74464

918-444-2042

sdstah@nsuok.edu

Broken Arrow  & Muskogee Campus

Kelli Simpson-Lembo, Coordinator Educational Access

Broken Arrow ADA Services

Administration Building, Ste. 130

Broken Arrow, ,OK 74014

918-449-6139

sdsba@nsuok.edu