Welcome to the Student Access Center at SUNY Erie! We look forward to working with you should you feel the need for accommodations and support services as you pursue your studies at the college.
documentation guidelines are guided by the recommendations of the Association
on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). The purpose of documentation is to
verify disability and to provide an accurate reflection of current functioning.
SUNY Erie will only provide accommodations to students having
self-identified within the Student Access Center. Documentation and student self-reporting
determines possible accommodations. The quality and thoroughness of
documentation will determine the type and range of accommodations provided. Individuals with multiple disabilities must
provide documentation concerning each disability. Documentation should support or validate the
student’s request for services and/or accommodations.
school graduates, who were in Special Education, are encouraged to provide a
copy of the most recent Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan and
the most current psychological assessment or report from the appropriate
credentialed/licensed medical professional.
Comprehensive Documentation should
with disabilities are encouraged to disclose disabilities within the Student
Access Center. Disability is not part of
the admissions process and documentation of disability should not be sent to
Admissions. Students are encouraged to
provide faculty with accommodation forms and not confidential medical and/or