"If you believe you need accommodations for a disability or a chronic medical condition, please contact Student Disability Services (Parrish 113W) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment to discuss your needs. As appropriate, the Office will issue students with documented disabilities or medical conditions a formal Accommodations Letter. Since accommodations require early planning and are not retroactive, please contact Student Disability Services as soon as possible. For details about the accommodations process, visit the Student Disability Services website. You are also welcome to contact me [the faculty member] privately to discuss your academic needs. However, all disability-related accommodations must be arranged, in advance, through Student Disability Services."
Privacy Note for Faculty and Staff
Swarthmore College respects the privacy of its students. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) governs all student record information. All information concerning student disabilities and accommodations is kept separately from student academic files. This information is confidential and will not be released to third parties without the written permission of the student, except in circumstances involving matters of health, safety, and law. Information regarding student disabilities and requests for accommodation is available to College faculty and staff on a need-to-know basis.
Please avoid discussing accommodations for students in public. We encourage you and the student to meet individually to discuss your course and any accommodations arrangements.