Sample Syllabus Statement

A statement on the syllabus and an announcement in class normalizes the accommodation process by treating it as another routine part of the course.  This statement should be modified to meet the specific needs of your department and course.


Southern Connecticut State University provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, for students with documented disabilities on an individualized basis.  If you are a student with a documented disability, the University’s Center for Academic Success and Accessibility Services (CASAS) can work with you to determine appropriate accommodations.  Before you receive accommodations in this class, you will need to make an appointment with CASAS, located on the 3rd Floor of Buley Library.  


To discuss your approved accommodations with me or other concerns, such as medical emergencies or arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment to meet as soon as possible. My office location and hours are…”


For further information regarding the role of faculty in implementing accommodations,  please visit the CASAS website at under the section titled “Information for Faculty and Staff” or call CASAS at 203-392-6828.