KGI is committed to providing appropriate services and reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities.
Students with disabilities are an integral part of Keck Graduate Institute’s rich diversity. KGI is committed to providing appropriate services and reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities including those with mobility, visual, speech, hearing impairments; chronic illnesses; psychological and intellectual disabilities; and temporary disabilities. The Division of Student Affairs is dedicated to helping all graduate students at KGI with the resources they need to achieve academic and personal success.
Prohibits discrimination against individuals with physical and mental disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and access to all public and private places that are open to the general public. Institutes of higher education must provide reasonable accommodations to qualified students. Enforced by U.S. Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Prohibits discrimination against an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, solely on the basis of the disability, in any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance. Enforced by Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education.
Prohibits discrimination in housing based upon race, sex, religion, color, national origin, familial status, and disability. Prohibits refusal to make reasonable accommodations in rules, policies, etc. when such accommodations may be necessary to afford a person with disability the equal opportunity to use and dwell in the residence. Jointly enforced by Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Justice.
KGI complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, and other applicable state and federal law prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Under these laws, students have the privilege to confidentiality. KGI recognizes that student health information is confidential information as per state and federal laws. It is the responsibility of the student alone to communicate disability accommodations with their faculty.
Self-identification is voluntary. All students with a disability that are seeking accommodations must be registered with the Director of Student and Campus Life, Student Accessibility Services Coordinator and provide documentation of the disability, if accommodations are desired. Please note that information will be kept strictly confidential.
All students seeking accommodations must provide documentation of their disability.
All documentation should:
All academic accommodations must be registered with KGI Student Accessibility Services Coordinator, in order to use accommodations in the classroom. Accommodations can be given for all categories of disabilities. It is important to make an appointment as soon as possible to determine reasonable accommodations. Documentation is required and may be requested for specific accommodations. It is the students’ responsibility to meet with the KGI Student Accessibility Services Coordinator in order to receive approved accommodations. For more information regarding Student Accessibility Services, please review the Student Handbook.
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