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Student Responsibilities

Accessibility Services (AS) and Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (DHoHS)


Every University of Winnipeg student with a disability/medical condition who seeks academic accommodations has a responsibility to:

  • Provide current and appropriate documentation to the Accessibility Coordinator or the Coordinator of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services.

  • Follow The University of Winnipeg's exam policies and expectations regarding academic conduct, including the Test/Exam Booking Procedure for Accessibility Services. It is the responsibility of the student to know and understand these regulations.

  • Bring any requests for academic accommodations or updates to your accommodation needs to the attention of the Accessibility Coordinator of Accessibility Services (AS) at 204.786.9771 or through email at accessibility@uwinnipeg.ca as early as possible.

  • Contact an AS professional within the first two weeks of lectures/labs of each term. 

  • Contact Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (if applicable) at least two weeks prior to the start of each term.

  • Discuss their situations with each instructor from whom they are seeking academic accommodations within the first two weeks of lectures/labs of each term at the latest.

  • Request test/exam accommodations by the advertised deadlines (listed annually on the Contract of Services for the current academic year).

  • Contact AS as soon as possible if their health changes significantly during their time at the University.

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