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Syllabus Statements

Students feel more comfortable approaching faculty if they perceive that there is an accepting environment. Examples of the statements that help establish this type of environment might include:

  • "If you are a student with special needs or circumstances, if you have emergency medical information to share with me, or if you need special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment with me as soon as possible during my office hours"
  • "Any student with special needs or circumstances should feel free to meet with me during office hours"
  • "Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation because of a disability (learning disability, attention deficit disorder, psychological, physical, etc.), please make an appointment to see me during office hours"
  • "If you need adaptations or accommodations because of a disability (learning disability, attention deficit disorder, psychological, physical, etc.), if you have emergency medical information to share with me, or if you need special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment with me as soon as possible. My office location and hours are. "