Viterbo University has adopted the following policy statement applying to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability:
It shall be the policy of Viterbo University to comply with the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act and regulations issued there in to the extent applicable to Viterbo University.
Any student who has a documented, diagnosed disability and requires specific accommodations should:
- Contact and meet with Jane Eddy, ADA Coordinator, Murphy Center 332, or call 608-796-3194.
- Request a copy of the Viterbo University guidelines applying to non-discrimination on the basis of disability and the application form.
- Complete the appropriate application for accommodations.
The Academic Resource Center provides services to students who have indicated that they have a disability. Special arrangements or accommodations are only provided to those students who have documentation on file that describes and certifies the disability and indicates services needed.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities provided in the Academic Resource Center:
Note takers: Arrangements are made to provide copies of notes. Frequently a student in the class takes notes on special note taking (carbonless) notepaper. Such paper is provided by the Academic Resource Center.
Test proctoring/transcription: Staff member or a computer program reads tests or assignments to student. Answers are written as dictated or word processed.
Extended test time: Extra time on tests when documentation indicates it is appropriate.
Alternative test location: A quiet, distraction-free environment for testing.
Software for students visually impaired: Jaws, Kurzweil reading software, and Braille embosser.
Academic counseling: Staff will provide information on study skills and time management.
*Note: If you have a diagnosed and documented disability, please make an appointment to meet with Jane Eddy by contacting the Administrative Assistant in the Academic Resource Center. At this appointment, you will receive the necessary forms to share with your instructors that will allow for classroom accommodations.
It is your responsibility to notify your professor(s) as well as the Academic Resource Center reception desk if you plan to schedule a test in the Academic Resource Center.
Viterbo University student disability services (pdf)
If students or faculty members have questions, contact:
Jane Eddy, Director
Academic Resource Center
Murphy Center Room 332
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-796-3190 or 796-3194