Accessibility Services: Student Responsibilities

Student Responsibilities

First, students must be registered with Accessibility Services to receive any accommodations. To register contact Accessibility Services at (906) 635-2802.

Then, at the beginning of each academic year, students seeking accommodation services need to:

  • Indicate to Accessibility Services (AS) their desire to receive accommodation services by coming in to the office and picking up their Letter of Accommodation for each professor;
  • If requested, provide updated, relevant, and current disability documentation;
  • Complete any necessary forms for requesting accommodations (i.e., requests for textbooks, note takers, equipment, etc…);
  • Meet with their professors to discuss their individual accommodations.

Exam Scheduling

To schedule an exam with accommodations

  • call 906-635-2802 or x2802 from on campus,
  • send an e-mail to dstesting@lssu.edu or shope@lssu.edu,
  • or stop by Room 102 or 149 in the Library.

Testing Rules

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Accessibility Services also provides accommodated testing services.  To use these services students are required to read and understand the testing rules.  Students will be asked to sign these rules the first time they test with Accessibility Services.

If eligible to take exams in our accommodated testing rooms, students must notify their professor and follow the testing rules listed below:

  • Make your testing appointments one school day in advance
  • Schedule tests for the same day and time as the class test
  • Arrive on time for tests
  • Be ready to begin when you arrive
  • All cell phones and electronic devices must remain in the office
  • Cheating will be reported
  • You may not take apart stapled exams unless pre-approved
  • No talking is allowed in the testing room
  • Hats are not allowed in testing room unless pre-approved
  • Scratch paper, Scan-tron, pencil or pen will be provided
  • Go to the bathroom BEFORE you begin as you MAY NOT be allowed to go later

Exceptions to these rules may be considered on a case by case basis. 

Hours of Operation

  Academic Year Office Hours

  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

  Summer Semester Office Hours

  • 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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Grievance Procedures

If any person believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination, including harassment by unlawful and unacceptable expressions, acts, attitudes and/or behaviors based on race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, religion, height, weight, sexual preference, marital status, or veteran status, he or she should contact the Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer, Lake Superior State University Administration Building, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783 (906-635-2697) within sixty (60) working days of the action of which the person complains.