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Academic and Disability Accommodations

Studying in the chiropractic school library-meda center.

Studying in the library-meda center.

Sherman College works to ensure that our chiropractic school program and services are accessible to all qualified students regardless of their disability or special needs.

Sherman College provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Incoming students are encouraged to complete the accommodations application and submit all necessary documentation as soon as possible to ensure a response to the request prior to all testing for the new quarter. Accommodations applications are accepted throughout the academic quarter.

chiropractic school students sitting in the atrium

Women sitting in the atrium

Students without any previously diagnosed disability are encouraged to first talk with faculty for more assistance.  Your advisor will help evaluate your current performance in comparison to class preparation (ex. study time, note taking, reviewing, etc.). You are also encouraged to visit student affairs to discuss your concerns and to consider a plan of action to improve your performance.

Reasonable accommodations vary according to the type and degree of disability. Review of requests will be made on an individual basis and reasonable accommodations afforded, if any, will depend on the nature and extent of the disability, documentation provided, and the requirements of the curriculum.

Sherman College of Chiropractic will provide qualified students who have documented disabilities with appropriate services that do not fundamentally alter college requirements and/or policies. The college is not required to provide aids, devices, or services of a personal nature.

The college operates in accordance with the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with regard to offering services to students.

Learn more about the accommodation process and how to make a request for an accommodation.

chiropractic school hands-on learning

Hands on learning

Most commonly requested chiropractic school accommodations:

  • Extended Testing Time
  • Alternate Testing Locations
  • Alternate Test Administration
  • Note-taking Services

For additional detail, please see the Dean of Student Affairs LaShanda Hutto Harris (ext. 224), or Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Michelle Shutrumpf mschutrumpf@sherman.edu
(ext. 208)

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