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 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.

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

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