Disability - Students' Rights and Responsibilities

Students with Disabilities at Penn State University have the right to:
  • Full and equal access to courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities
  • An equal opportunity to learn and to receive reasonable academic adjustments, auxiliary aides, and/or services.
  • Appropriate confidentiality of all information regarding the disability, except disclosures required or permitted by law.
 
Students with Disabilities at Penn State University have the responsibility to:
  • Meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities.
  • Identify themselves as an individual with a disability when an academic adjustment, auxiliary aide, and/or service is needed and to seek information and assistance as necessary.
  • Follow published policies and procedures for obtaining reasonable academic adjustments, auxiliary aides, and/or services.