The Disability Resource Center is responsible for ensuring that Boise State University maintains an educationally and physically open, accessible environment for students with disabilities. The Disability Resource Center helps Boise State achieve its goal of embracing diversity by providing access and facilitating independence.
Accommodated Testing is Moving–again!
The construction on the second floor of the Admin building is done! The testing room will be moving back to the Administration Building on May 24, 2013. Test drop off and check in will once again be in the main DRC in Admin 114.
Campus construction update
Summer is here! Tis the season for floating the river, cookouts, camping, and construction! For information on summer campus construction projects click here.
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment
Boise State University has issued a notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability, which can be viewed at: http://president.boisestate.edu/generalcounsel/noticeofnon-discrimination/
In conjunction with this notice, Boise State University Policy #1060, Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment has been updated and replaces two previous policies. Policy #1060 describes the University’s commitment to provide a working and learning environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment and how the University will address such allegations. The policy can be viewed at http://policy.boisestate.edu/ under Section 1, Governance/Legal.
Seven Steps to Student Accommodations
- Provide current documentation for first-time meetings with the DRC. Documentation Guidelines
- Call the DRC at (208) 426-1583 to schedule an appointment with a disability specialist at the beginning of each semester.
- Bring your class schedule when meeting with the disability specialist. Make sure to get your accommodation letters BEFORE classes begin.
- Make an appointment to sit down with your professors to discuss your accommodations and how they’ll be implemented in each class. This is an important one-on-one meeting when you submit your letter of accommodations. For questions during this meeting, call the DRC.
- If you have testing accommodations, complete and sign the Verification of Testing Accommodations (VTAC) form.
- Return the VTAC form and your accommodation letter to the DRC.
- Organize your accommodations efficiently by filling out the proper forms.
Your student rights and responsibilities are:
- to meet university academic, technical and institutional standards
- to have equal access to educational and co-curricular programs, services, activities and facilities
- to inform the DRC in a timely manner that you are a person with disabilities who needs accommodations
- to follow specific procedures for obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids as outlined