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What are the Documentation Requirements?

The descriptions below are intended to ensure that all health care providers submit to the Office of Accessibility Resources and Accommodations (ARA) the correct kind of information that will help the ARA staff determine which accommodations are appropriate to fit the student's needs.

What You Need:

The student’s current condition(s) including any relevant history.

 The student’s presenting concerns (ongoing difficulties and behaviors) that may impact functioning in a postsecondary setting.

Any information that describes prior accommodations, if applicable.

Which current medications (including dosage/frequency/adverse side effects) or other treatments (psychotherapy, medication management, allergy injections, chemotherapy) are being employed.

 Any additional aids required (hearing aids, assistive learning technology, visual aids, etc.).

Specific accommodations the health care provider recommends based on the how attendance at a postsecondary institution might impact the student’s condition.

The health care provider’s name and title, license number with state (if applicable), address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address and signature of health care provider.

Forms, Policies & Additional Information

ARA has accumulated a variety of forms, policies and other information to assist you on your collegiate journey. Please click on the corresponding accommodation button below to learn more about what information needs to be collected.

Physical or Medical Conditions Form


Shawn Wilson, Director of Accessibility Resources and Accommodations
Wickes 260
(989) 964-7000

Ryan McCracken, Associate Director of Accessibility Resources and Accommodations
Wickes 260
(989) 964-7000

Debbi Abeare-Jacobs, Administrative Secretary
Wickes 260
(989) 964-7000