Academic Accommodations

Academic accommodations are modifications, adjustments, services, or aids designed to eliminate disability-related barriers in the environment and curriculum, so students have an equal opportunity for success.

Registering with FSU’s Student Accessibility Office for Academic Accommodations:
Both incoming and current students at Frostburg State University may request accommodations through the Student Accessibility Services Office using the following steps: 

  1. Complete the Disability Accommodations for Students Form along with providing either medical documentation or a psychological (psychoeducational) evaluation. You can upload all documentation using the Accommodation Request link. 
    1. Any information/documentation that is readily available can be included with the form.
    2. Please review our documentation guidelines to learn what information is most helpful to share.
    3. If you do not have access to the documentation at the time of submitting the form, please continue to submit the form. Documentation can be submitted when you have obtained it. 
  1. We will review all documentation sent to the Student Accessibility Services.
    1. We may ask for more documentation if needed. 
  1. Once documentation has been approved, the Director of Student Accessibility Services will contact the student via their Frostburg State University email to set up a virtual or in-person appointment to review accommodation requests.
    1. If you have any questions or concerns, please be sure to ask at this meeting.
  1. The student MUST request the accommodations before they are put into place for the semester.
    1. Accommodations are not automatically generated and sent out each semester.
    2. The student must contact the Student Accessibility Office at the beginning of each semester to request their accommodations.
Examples of accommodations given:
  • Exam Accommodations
  • Assistive Technology
  • Notetaking Support
  • Housing/Dining Accommodations
  • Accessible Media
  • Attendance and Deadline Modifications
  • Disability Management (workload management, time management, organizational management)

Contact Student Accessibility Services

150 Pullen Hall
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

*Persons with disabilities may request accommodation through the ADA Compliance Office: 301.687.4102 (VRC 1.800.735.2258)