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Procedures and Responsibilities

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) respects that faculty are the subject matter experts. Therefore, accommodations are an interactive process involving the student, faculty, and SAS. Students should complete the following steps to be eligible for accommodations and Student Accessibility Services:

  • Self-disclose disability by completing the SAS Intake form;
  • Provide verifying documentation that meets SAS Documentation Guidelines.
  • Meet with SAS staff to determine accommodation plans.
  • Request an accommodation letter¬†each term and self-advocate regarding accommodation needs.

Recommended accommodations are determined based upon student need. Accommodations must be reasonable, appropriate and not interfere with essential course components. 

Schedule Your Final Exams!

Our office is now scheduling accommodated exams for finals! Email your finals schedule to access@ucmerced.edu or come in person to our office (ACS 140) to schedule your final exams. Please try to schedule your final exams before Wednesday, May 1st 2024. More information about how to email your finals schedule featured on the the home page of MyAccess portal. Good luck on finals!