Documentation Guidelines

Bethel University’s DRS invites students who request reasonable accommodations to meet with the Disability specialist to discuss their past use of accommodations and any disability-related barriers they anticipate or are experiencing at the university.  

Depending on the disability-related barrier, documentation may be necessary to establish accommodations. These include, medical records, psychoeducational testing and school records the review of these documents help guide our conversation and support individual requests. Some areas where documentation may not be needed is for a student using a wheelchair who needs accessible housing or a visually impaired student needing alternate text book format.

Bethel University has the right to deny a request for accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary services if the documentation demonstrates that they are not warranted, or if a student fails to provide appropriate documentation.