Resources for Students

 

 

LEGAL INFORMATION
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is an arm of the U.S. Department of Education whose mission “is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.”  OCR has produced the following documents that may be helpful in understanding the law as it relates to postsecondary institutions.

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

This pamphlet that contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.

Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities

This pamphlet reviews the obligations of higher education institutions to serve students with disabilities. This pamphlet also includes answers to questions commonly asked by students and representatives of postsecondary institutions.

 

ADA Q & A: SECTION 504 & POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

 

Transition of Students With Disabilities
To Postsecondary Education:
A Guide for High School Educators

 

Transitioning from High School to College – Students with Disabilities