Once proper documentation has been provided, students with disabilities may find some of the following resources helpful:
Wilmington University provides assistive technology on loan for a temporary period to students with documented disabilities who qualify to receive special accommodations. In order to receive equipment, students must properly register with the Office of Disability Services (ODS) to receive special accommodations. WU requires students to handle borrowed equipment with care and mandates the return of the equipment upon graduation or withdrawal from the University (whichever comes first).
If the equipment is not returned in a timely manner, returned in damaged condition, or lost, the student’s account will show an outstanding balance resulting in the charge for the equipment. Non-payment will result in a hold being placed on the account which could affect the student’s ability to access grades, register and graduate.
Students requesting borrowed equipment must contact the ODS and complete the Equipment Loan Agreement Form. By completing this form, the student will agree to and understand the following:
Notetakers are provided as a reasonable accommodation for students with documented disabilities that interfere with the individual’s ability to take notes in class. Instructors are asked to select a student in class to serve as a notetaker for the disabled student. If the instructor has difficulty selecting a student, they may ask the class for a volunteer but must make sure the disabled student’s name is not revealed. There are three alternatives for the provision of notetaker accommodations. The instructor should meet with the disabled student to discuss the best notetaking method for them.
Individuals that are assisting students when taking exams in either a reader or scribe capacity are prohibited from helping students with answers to their exams. A reader is instructed to only read verbatim what is on the exam. The scribe is responsible for writing the student's answers verbatim on the exam.
In order to substitute a course you must meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss your need for a course substitution and the impact of the substitution.
Students with disabilities are held to the same standards for appropriate behavior as outlined in the Wilmington University Code of Conduct located in the Student Handbook.
Spaces are provided in every parking lot for those who have special plates and/or permits issued by the Bureau of Division of Motor vehicles.