Accessible Learning Services

Student Support

We encourage you to learn more about your options for support from Accessible Learning Services:

Visit the Student Services page to learn about other student supports available on campus, such as the Counselling Centre, Tutoring, Writing Centre, Wong International Centre, and more.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

As a student with a disability, you have a right to:

  • Register for services and support at Accessible Learning at any point of the semester
  • Equal access and opportunity to participate in the academic experience at Acadia University
  • Protection and security of your confidential information. Documentation in Accessible Learning Services is stored separately from other student records
  • Timely service provision with appropriate notice provided by you
  • Not disclose a disability outside of Accessible Learning Services if you do not wish to, other than your accommodations with university staff and faculty
  • Receive appropriate and individualized accommodations based on the recommendations in your documentation
  • Be treated with dignity and respect

As a student with a disability, you have a responsibility to:

  • Respect yourself, other students, proctors, and university staff and faculty
  • Conduct yourself in an appropriate manner in all forms of communication
  • Respect any administrative deadlines (e.g. deadlines to register for accommodated test/exam)
  • Provide documentation within the time frame that is requested
  • Notify Accessible Learning Services staff of changes in diagnosis that may result in changes in your accommodations
  • Notify professors in advance of deadlines with any intent to use an accommodation in class (e.g. record lectures, cue/formula sheet, etc.)

Contact

accessible.learning@acadiau.ca
Tel: 902.585.1823

Fax: 902.585.1093

Mail: Accessible Learning Services, Box 189
21 University Ave
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Rhodes Hall, Rooms 111 — 115

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm