Housing & Residence Accommodations
How to request accommodations for housing & residence life.
Thank you for reaching out! I am the coordinator for disability services at the college. I am happy to help you set up accommodations for housing & residence life.
Contact me at any point you need more information, assistance, or wish to set up appointment. I look forward to working with you!
Tisha L. Marzewski + email@example.com + 501.882.8863
Living on campus is an important part of the college student experience. The college strives to provide access to this part of the college experience to all students. Students with disabilities who plan to live on campus should complete their housing accommodation request before June of each year for incoming August housing placement. Housing accommodation requests are approved as available after June of each year for the ensuing academic year.
Please note that accommodations are only for your LIVING SPACE. Your residence hall room is not deemed your only location for studying, therefore requests for a single room based on studying issues will not be considered.
Residence Hall Accommodations include, but are not limited to:
- ADA accessible rooms or bathrooms
- Strobe light equipped rooms for fire and doorbell
- Single rooms (limited)
- Service and assistance animals
HOUSING ACCOMMODATION FEATURES
ADA Accessible Bathroom and Room Features
Accessible bathrooms have an accessible toilet, sink, and a roll-in shower. Students will provide their own shower bench or chair. Bathrooms are generally shared between two or four students. ADA accessible rooms and bathrooms are both available as single rooms and double occupancy rooms.
ADA Single Room Features
Single room options are limited availability. A room can be assigned if you use a personal care giver. If you are eligible for these accommodations, room options will be discussed with you. Single rooms share a bathroom with an adjoining room.
Strobe Light Equipped Room Features
Rooms are equipped for strobe light for smoke and fire detection system. Rooms also use a strobe light as the doorbell signal. Rooms are available in both residence halls.
STEPS FOR ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
STEP 1: Request for Accommodations
Complete and submit the Residence Hall Accommodations Request Form to Office of Disability Services.
The Request for Accommodations Form is completed and submitted online. A paper copy can be requested from the office, if needed.
STEP 2: Disability Document(s)
Provide supporting disability documents to the office. Disability documents might be a letter from doctor or therapist, testing report from specialist, IEP/504 Plan from high school, or other disability type document.
STEP 3: Accommodation Review
Office of Disability Services reviews the request and supporting disability documents. If all information provided is complete, the office issues the Residence Hall Accommodation Notice to Housing & Residence Life and notifies the requesting student of the approved accommodations.
STEP 4: Arrange Details of the Accommodations with Housing & Residence Life
Contact Housing & Residence Life to work out the details of the housing accommodations. The Office of Disability Services is available to assist as requested.
ACCOMMODATIONS REQUEST FORM
This form is completed online and when submitted, goes straight to the Disability Services Coordinator. You should make sure you have included a phone number or email in the proper spot on the form, so that you can be contacted.
DISABILITY DOCUMENTS SHOULD INCLUDE
Disability documents might come from a doctor's office, mental health clinic, testing report, or specialist report.
Your disability document must clearly have your name on it and clearly have identification as to whom has written the document such as doctor's/clinic's letterhead and signature.
Your disability document should include information regarding your diagnosis, treatment information, and any other important details regarding your diagnosis that support your housing accommodation request.
1. Clear Diagnostic statement of the disability
2. How the disability impacts functioning
3. Documentation is provided by a licensed or otherwise properly credentialed professional
DISABILITY DOCUMENTATION-WHERE TO SEND
Your disability documentation can be emailed to the Coordinator of Disability Services, hand delivered to the Office of Disability Services or mailed to the Coordinator of Disability Services.
Email (Preferred Method): firstname.lastname@example.org
Beebe Campus- Student Center, Suite 202
Office of Disability Services
PO Box 1000
Beebe, AR 72012
HOUSING ACCOMMODATION DETAILS
Accommodations for housing do not start until student has completed accommodation process, accommodations are approved, and housing/residence life is notified.
Accommodation request for housing that is submitted after housing has completed room assignments will be handled on a case by case status.
Accommodations for housing will not waive any student code of conduct standards or housing rules established by the college.
Accommodation request for housing will only apply for the accommodation details within the Office of Disability Services. Students will need to complete the housing application process and fees which will be handled through Housing and Residence Life.
Click here to go to ASU-Beebe Disability Services web pages.
Click here to go to ASU-Beebe Housing web pages for more information on housing.
OFFICE OF DISABILITY SERVICES
Coordinator of Disability Services
Tisha L Marzewski
McKay Student Center, Suite 202