Academic Accommodation Request Forms

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Requesting Academic Accommodation Letters

Please follow these steps to request Academic Accommodation Letters:

  1. Complete the Academic Accommodation Letters request form (PDF) by visiting the CSD during our office hours or completing the PDF form available here.
  2. Students can choose the number of academic accommodations letters needed for the academic term. Students can also choose how they would like their Course Instructors and TAs informed of their academic accommodations:
    • the primary advisor can email the academic accommodation letter directly to their Course Instructors and TAs, and/or
    • students can pick‐up hard copies of their academic accommodation letters from the CSD and provide them directly to their Course Instructors and TAs.
  3. Please complete the Academic Accommodation Letters request form every academic term that you are enrolled in course(s).

Requesting Test/Exam Accommodations

Please follow these steps to request accommodations for quizzes/tests/exams:

  1. Complete the Request for Test/Exam Accommodations form (PDF) by visiting the CSD during our office hours or completing the PDF form available here.
  2. Submit the completed form at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled quiz/test/exam.
  3. If you have pop quizzes in your course, please complete this form as soon as possible and we will work with your Course Instructor to make the accommodation arrangements.
  4. You will receive an email at your OCAD University student email account, approximately two business days before your scheduled quiz/test/exam. This email will include the start time and location of your accommodated quiz/test/exam.
  5. If you change courses, class sections or drop courses, and requests test/exam accommodations, please inform the CSD immediately by:
    • sending an email to your primary advisor or the CSD (csd@ocadu.ca); please include the full course code in your email
    • calling the CSD at 416‐977‐6000 Extension 339.
  6. If there are any conflicts with the test/exam accommodations in regards to scheduling, please inform the CSD right away so we can address the matter in a timely manner.
  7. Every effort will be made to arrange accommodations for late test/exam accommodation requests.

Requesting Alternate Format

Please follow these steps to request alternate format for course materials:

  1. Complete the Request for Alternate Format form (PDF) by visiting the CSD during our office hours or completing the PDF form available here.
  2. Bring your original receipt(s) and course reader(s)/textbooks(s) to the CSD along with the completed request form.
  3. Your request will be processed and you will be informed when the alternate format is ready.

Requesting Note‐taking Support

Please follow these steps to request note‐taking support:

  1. Please submit your completed request form as early as possible (ideally before the beginning of the academic term).
  2. If you change courses, class sections or drop courses, and requests test/exam accommodations, please inform the CSD immediately by:
    • sending an email to your primary advisor or the CSD (csd@ocadu.ca); please include the full course code in your email
    • calling the CSD at 416‐977‐6000 Extension 339.