Accessible Learning Services

Student Support

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.)
General inquiries:

Tel: 902.585.1823, 902.585.1291
Fax: 902.585.1093

Testing inquiries:

Tel: 902.585.1605, 902.585.1649

Grants inquiry:

Tel: 902.585.1823

Workshops & academic support:

Tel: 902.585.1520

Office location:

Rhodes Hall, Rooms 111 - 115, 207, 207A
21 University Avenue
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Office Hours:

Academic Year: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm