DISABILITY POLICY

Guidance College strives to be in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and similar state laws. Guidance College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities in all College programs and activities.

  1. Guidance College prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and will continue to develop training and resources to encourage and increase sensitivity and awareness of disability issues with regard to student /instructor interaction.
  2. When requested by a student with a disability(ies) Guidance College will provide reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
  3. Guidance College respects the independence, rights, and dignity of people with disabilities, therefore identifying oneself and/or requesting accommodations is completely voluntary.
  4. In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Guidance College will handle all data on students with disabilities confidentially.

Students with disabilities at Guidance College have the right to:

  • Equal access to courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities offered through the University;
  • An equal opportunity to learn and to receive reasonable accommodations;
  • Confidentiality of all information regarding disabilities and the ability to choose to whom this information may be disclosed, except as disclosures are required or permitted by law;
  • Information is available in accessible formats.

Guidance College may:

  • Refuse an unreasonable accommodation that would impose a fundamental revision on a program or activity of the College