Disabilities Support Services

DISABILITY SERVICES

Marygrove College strives to promote, provide, and ensure an educational environment where all students are given an opportunity to thrive and learn. To that end, the office of disability services at Marygrove College adheres to the mandates and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability/ada) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008. (https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/adaaa.cfm).
Disabilities Compliance Officer Contact Information:
Denise Nicole Powell, Ph.D.
Liberal Arts Building
Room 322B
(313) 927-1460
dss@marygrove.edu

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) of 2008, an individual with a disability is a person who has:

  • a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities;
  • a record of a physical or mental impairment that substantially limited a major life activity; or
  • being regarded as having such an impairment

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES HAVE THESE RIGHTS:

  • Full participation in the college’s support services and activities
  • Appropriate and realistic academic adjustments (based on student needs)
  • Information provision in accessible formats (in order to ensure availability, provide requests by deadlines)
  • Expectation of confidentiality regarding disability

Policies and Procedures

Resources

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

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Authorization to Release of Information