How to Register and Request COVID-19 Accommodations

COVID-19 Academic Accommodations are being granted until further notice. There will be an ongoing review of policy and protocols as the COVID situation evolves throughout the semester. Students are encouraged to start the registration process as soon as possible and complete the following:

  1. Depending on your accommodation need, select the appropriate registration form below: 
    • COVID-19 Academic Accommodations: Registration Form found here. Please review the Remote Attendance Policy here.
    • COVID-19 Housing Accommodations: Registration Form found here.
  2. Documentation (Academic Accommodations): The CDC guidelines state that people of any age with the following conditions are at INCREASED RISK of severe illness from COVID-19 (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html). Students will need to provide documentation of the underlying medical condition that indicates a need for these accommodations. This can be uploaded directly to the registration form, emailed to the SAC Director or dropped off in person to the SAC office in 137 Peltier Hall.  
  3. Next Steps: The COVID-19 accommodation committee will review your request and contact you as soon as possible regarding your accommodations. You will be notified of the decision via email (Nicholls Gmail account) with directions for the next steps which include signing the SAC Contract, submitting your class schedule, accessing your shared Google Drive Folder, reviewing your Letter of Accommodations, and viewing the SAC Moodle page to request accommodations.

 

*Requests for accommodations can occur at any time; however, some accommodations may take time to establish (e-text, ASL/CART services). Providing notice one or two months in advance is ideal.

Students needing assistance in completing forms should contact the staff at the Student Access Center. All publications and forms are available upon request, in hard copy or alternate formats through the SAC.

Appeal

If a student does not agree with a SAC decision regarding an accommodation, the student may complete the SAC Grievance Procedure located here.

Nicholls State University has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 USC 794) or Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC 12132). Section 202 states, in part, that “no individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.