Current Students FAQ
Disabilities Services Information
What is Disabilities Services?
What services/accommodation/resources are available through Disabilities Services?
How do I register to receive disability-related services at Ferris State University?
How does Disabilities Services determine what accommodations and services I should receive?
What should I do if I don't agree with my accommodation plan or if I have difficulty implementing my accommodations?
How are my instructors informed of my disability-related needs?
Will faculty or staff members or other students find out I have a disability/medical condition?
Is my information confidential?
How does the University protect my confidentiality?
Should I schedule an appointment to register for services with Disabilities Services?
As a new student, when is the best time to register with Disabilities Services?
Do I need to register with anyone if I don't want any accommodations?
If a student registers with the Disabilities Services, will it show up on transcripts/diplomas and/or my "permanent record"?
Can Ferris State University forward a copy of documentation to another school if a student transfers?
Can the Disabilities Services provide copies of documentation once it has been submitted?
If I don't choose to disclose my disability when I am admitted, may I do that later and receive accommodations?
Are International Students able to register with Disabilities Services?
Where do I get the forms I need?
General Disability Information
What constitutes a disability?
What does "substantially limiting" mean?
What is a major life activity?
What are reasonable accommodations?
Why do students with disabilities receive accommodations? It doesn't seem fair to other students.
Academic Accommodations Information
Do students with disabilities receive course waivers?
Does Disabilities Services provide tutoring services?
What should I do if I miss classes due to my disability? Will Disabilities Services excuse absences?
Do you offer learning skills classes for students with Learning Disabilities?
Are there resources available to help me develop more effective study strategies?
Are students with disabilities graded differently by instructors?
Must I receive accommodations every semester?
Is there assistance for people with mental health problems?
Will Disabilities Services help manage and arrange my medication while I'm a student at Ferris State University?
What happens if my disability causes me to act in a way that may be inappropriate?
How can I get accommodations on my GRE, PRAXIS, GMAT, etc?
What if I have additional questions?
Determining a Disability Information
What should I do if I suspect I have a disability and want to receive accommodations?
Does Disabilities Services conduct testing to determine if I have a disability?
If I have a temporary condition, Disabilities Services help me?
Accessibility on Campus Information
How do I locate accessible routes to as well as entries, restrooms, and elevators in campus buildings?
How do I make sure I can get to buildings when winter comes?
Disabilities Main Page
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