Saint Joseph's University is committed to providing equal and fair access to education for students with disabilities in addition to the federal the obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
Get Help With Disability Services
Mrs. Elizabeth H. Ashley
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
850 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Exam proctoring is offered to students with accommodations at no charge. For students affiliated with other institutions, there is a $50 fee to have an exam proctored. Please remit payment using the following secure, online form link below.
Click here to learn about our Testing and Proctoring policy as well as other Learning Commons Services and Policies.
Frequently Asked Questions
The student is responsible for contacting the College Nurse and providing the required documentation.
Reasonable accommodations are unique to each student. Examples could include extended time for testing and testing in a distraction-free area.
Proper documentation must be submitted on official letterhead and signed by the appropriate health care provider.
Documentation should be current. For example, within three years for a learning disability, or 12 months for a physical or psychological disability.
The provider should describe the diagnosis, whether it is stable or progressive, any anticipated side effects from medications, and recommendations for reasonable accommodations.
Documentation should include any testing or evaluations that were completed.
Documentation is securely maintained in the Health & Wellness Center with access only by the college nurse and the AVP of Student Affairs. If requested, general information about the student’s accommodations may be discussed on a limited basis with faculty, instructors or academic support service staff in order to clarify information included in the authorized accommodation.
It is the student’s responsibility to distribute their approved accommodations to appropriate faculty each semester.