Request Accommodation


When to make an accommodation request
Submit your accommodation request prior to the start of the term or as soon as a barrier is identified. If you're unsure whether you require accommodations, schedule an information session with our staff.

Students requesting accommodation for the first time

For first-time accommodations at Dalhousie, King’s or Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development (formerly College of Continuing Education).

Step 1: Complete and submit a request for accommodation [log-in required]. 

Step 2: Submit your supporting documentation for review via OneDrive [log-in required] or email using password protection.

Step 3: Book an appointment with an advisor to discuss your request. Appointments are conducted either in-person or virtually and are mandatory.

Step 4: If approved, your advisor will confirm your accommodation(s) and notify you, your instructors, and others if required (e.g. residence).

Step 5: If you have exam accommodations, additional steps may be required (onsite exams only).

Step 6: If you have note-taking accommodations, additional steps are required.

All steps are required to implement accommodations.

Students who have previously had an accommodation

For students who have previously had an accommodation at Dalhousie, King’s or the Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development (formerly the College of Continuing Education).

Step 1: Complete and submit a request for accommodation [log-in required]. 

Step 2: If you are requesting changes, submit new documentation for review via OneDrive [log-in required] or email using password protection.

Step 3: If you are requesting changes, you may be required to meet with your advisor for further discussion. Your advisor will inform you if this is necessary.

Step 4: If approved, your advisor will confirm your accommodation(s) and notify you, your instructors, and others if required (e.g. residence).

Step 5: If you have exam accommodations, additional steps are required. (for onsite exams only)

Step 6: If you have note-taking accommodations, additional steps are required.

All steps are required to implement accommodations.


Reminder:
Accommodations are not renewed automatically. You must complete the form each academic year you would like your accommodation plan implemented.

Find out more about exam accommodations and note-taking accommodations.