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A student may qualify for Alpha if she/he has a documented disability, or can be reasonably regarded as being disabled.  Documentation for learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and other “invisible” disabilities should be a full psychoeducational assessment.  In some cases, ADD/ADHD can be sufficiently documented if the diagnosing physician will complete Alpha’s “Documentation of Attendtion Deficit Disorder” form.  All documentation should be less than three years old, provide specific diagnoses, and include scores and subscores of relevant assessment tools.

A student may qualify for Alpha as “Disabled” if she/he has a documented disability, or can be reasonably regarded as being disabled.  Documentation for learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and other “invisible” disabilities should be a full psychoeducational assessment.  In some cases, ADD/ADHD can be sufficiently documented if the diagnosing physician will complete Alpha’s form.  All documentation should be less than three years old, provide specific diagnoses, and include scores and subscores of relevant assessment tools.

Click these links for appropriate forms and information…

Application for Academic Accommodations

Step 1: Fill out the Alpha Scholars Application

Step 2: Submit Supporting Documentation…

Step 3: Set up a meeting with Professor Self

Application for Housing Accommodations

Decisions on accommodations for disabilities in the residence halls are made by the Office of Student Life.  Students who wish to receive accommodations for disabilities related to housing (in on-campus dorms) and/or off-campus housing must fill out the Housing Accommodation Request Form (CLICK HERE).

Application for Accommodations Related to Pregnancy

Pursuant to the Department of Education’s (DOE) guidance implementing Title IX, the university does not discriminate against any student on the basis of pregnancy or pregnancy related conditions. While the university’s policies prohibit sex activity outside of marriage, the university wants to support (and not punish) students who become pregnant regardless of marital status.  In that regard, the university treats pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions in the same manner and under the same policies as any other temporary disability in accordance with Title IX. To request reasonable academic or housing accommodations for disability, temporary disability or pregnancy, please contact Alpha Academic Services using the forms above. Additional on and off-campus resources include:

The university also prevent and address sex-based harassment, including harassment based on pregnancy. If students experience this sort of treatment, they should seek help immediately with ACU’s Anti-Harassment Office. The law prohibits anyone from retaliating against students for filing a complaint or raising a concerns.