Accessibility Resource Center

Foreign Language Substitution Guidelines


In order to establish eligibility for a foreign language substitution, students are required to fill out the attached form, include any other supporting materials, and turn it in to the Accessibility Resource Center.

The following three factors will help determine eligibility

1. The student must currently have a diagnosis of a disability and have submitted documentation that meets UNCP’s criteria. (Specific documentation guidelines for each disability are available upon request).

Exam Accommodations

1. Purpose

1.1 The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) strives to comply with ADA and Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act by offering exam accommodations for students with disabilities such as extended time, alterative formats, and assistive technology depending on the student’s disability.  These accommodations are implemented to give students with disabilities equal access to testing and accommodates for certain limitations related to the student’s disability.

ADA Syllabus Access Statement


1.1 Federal laws require UNC Pembroke to accommodate students with documenteddisabilities such as learning, physical, chronic health, psychological, visual or hearing disabilities.

2. Policy

2.1 It is the policy of UNC Pembroke to provide a notice for ADA access as required by federal law on all syllabi.  The following ADA Access Statement must appear on all course syllabi:

ADA Animal on Campus

Animals Approved Under ADA, FHA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

1. Purpose

1.1 UNC Pembroke is required to follow federal laws and regulations and to determine reasonable processes for accommodating people with disabilities requiring animals to assist them while on campus.

2. Policy

2.1. The Accessibility Resource Center is the office designated to approve all animals on campus.  This includes both service and therapy/support animals.

Accessing Services as a Person with a Disability

1. Purpose

1.1 UNC Pembroke has a designated office to serve students with disabilities under ADA, and Sections 503, 504 & 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The office of Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is the designated office to determine eligibility and recommend reasonable accommodations.

2. Policy

2.2. This policy is designed to identify resources and provide steps to accessing services as a person with a disability.

Accommodating Students with Disabilities


1.1 UNC Pembroke is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability.  UNC Pembroke is committed to providing services for all students with disabilities in accordance with Sections 504 and 508 of the rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 2009.

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