Most summer classes held online to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Current plans are to resume on-campus instruction in the fall. More info here.
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Disability Services

ONLINE LEARNING UPDATES

Student FAQ  

Q: Is Services for Students with Disabilities still operational?   

Yes, SSD is still operating virtually Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. All appointments and services will be conducted via phone or virtually until further notice. The Testing Center will be unable to proctor exams while virtual instruction is in place at The Citadel. 

If you have a question or concern, please email smckenz1@citadel.edu  

 

Q: What happens now that exams are online? How do I get extended time for an online exam?  

SSD will not be able to proctor exams while instruction remains online only. Please communicate with your instructors to discuss your exam accommodations in their courses. SSD is available to instructors and students to consult about unique circumstances. 

  • Some instructors may opt for alternative assessments (e.g. essays, untimed exams) which would not require exam accommodations.  
  • If your instructor is creating online timed exams, please notify your instructor if you will need extended time. Academic departments are responsible for setting up extended testing time in Blackboard.   

 

Q: I currently have a note-taker assigned in my in-person class. Now that class is online, will I still receive a copy of the notes?  

Once you have learned from your instructor on how they will adapt the course for virtual instruction, please let us know if you would like to continue receiving notes. You may find that you no longer need a note-taker due to the course design changes.

Q: With the switch to all-virtual instruction, I anticipate barriers and would like to request new accommodations. What are my next steps? 

If you are not currently registered with SSD, please reach out to smckenz1@citadel

If you are a SSD-registered student, please contact smckenz1@citadel.edu

 

Faculty Resources

Designing an Accessible Course Online: https://exploreaccess.org/accessible-online-course/


The Student Success Center/Services for Students with Disabilities (SSC) empowers students to manage challenges and limitations that may be characteristic of their particular disabilities. Our professionally trained staff provide students with exceptional services as they transition to college or continue their studies at The Citadel.

The office serves students with learning, physical, health, or psychiatric disabilities by managing the varying demands of The Citadel experience. In addition, to serving students, the staff assists The Citadel community in making programs, services, and activities accessible to everyone. The SSC provides services and academic accommodations for both graduate and undergraduate students with documented disabilities. Please choose a category on the navigation bar for more information.

 

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