Student Rights and Responsibilities

Every student with a documented disability has the right to:

  • equal access to courses, programs, services, jobs, activities, and facilities available through the college
  • reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids determined on a case-by-case basis
  • appropriate confidentiality of all information pertaining to his/her disability with the choice of whom to disclose his/her disability to except as required by law
  • information reasonably available in accessible formats

Every student with a disability has the responsibility to:

  • meet the college’s qualifications and essential technical, academic, and college standards
  • identify themselves in a timely manner as an individual with a disability when seeking an accommodation
  • provide documentation from an appropriate professional source that verifies the nature of the disability, functional limitations, and the need for specific accommodations
  • follow specific procedures for obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids.
  • Connect with their faculty and make plans regarding implementation of accommodations

For a full explanation of rights and responsibilities please review the College Catalog.

Questions or concerns regarding reasonable accommodation of individuals with accessibility needs should be directed to Sage’s Section 504 Compliance Officer, Cait York, Director of Accessibility Services, Library 3rd Floor, 518-292-8624 (Albany), 518-244-6874 (Troy).

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Director of Accessibility Services
Associate Director of the Career and Self-Discovery Center