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Forms and Documentation


ADS Documentation Guide

Students should contact the ADS for documentation guidance and provide the most current documentation they have. Depending on the accommodation requested more documentation may be needed. Accessibility & Disability Services will use any relevant source of information when making determinations about eligibility and accommodations. The use of previous services and related documentation such as IEP's, 504's, and K-12 accommodations will be taken into consideration when determining eligibility.


Documentation should include a description of the disability and its current impact in an educational setting and include the following:

  •  Be from a licensed professional such as a medical doctor, audiologist, psychologist, or therapist/counselor who is familiar with the student’s disability and its impact in a university setting.
  • Be provided in writing, on letterhead, with the name, and provider credentials is preferred.
  • The medical care professional providing documentation cannot be related to the student.
  • Provide clear details on how the disability substantially limits major life activities, focusing on activities in an educational environment. Major life activities include, but are not limited to, caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working.

Please Note

  •  The ADS may ask the student to provide additional information if the submitted documentation is incomplete or does not support the student's request for accommodations.
  • Students who do not have documentation are encouraged to meet with the ADS.
  • Students should keep the original copy of the documentation for their personal records. Original documentation submitted to Accessibility & Disability Services will not be returned to the student.
  • Documentation accepted by Salt Lake Community College may not be accepted by other institutions, agencies, and/or programs (e.g., testing agencies, licensure exams, and other colleges or universities). Please check with the specific organizations and/or programs to determine their documentation requirements.
  • ADS will determine reasonable accommodations at SLCC.
  • ADS may grant provisional accommodations while pending receipt of documentation with the requirement that documentation will then be submitted by the following semester.