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  • Upcoming Center for Advising and Academic Success Events | Whittier College
    Campus Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni You are here Home Academics Upcoming Center for Advising and Academic Success Events Upcoming Center for Advising and Academic Success Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom Kippur Oct 14 Fri 10 14 2016 8 00am Mid Semester Break Oct 21 Fri 10 21 2016 8 00am Whittier Weekend Dec 12 Mon 12 12 2016 8 00am Reading Day May

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/center-for-advising-and-academic-success/events (2016-01-26)
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  • Accommodations | Whittier College
    Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Disability Services Slider Disability Services Prev Next In This Section Disability Services Mobile Home Accomodations Supportive Educational Services Requesting Services Requesting a Meal Plan Exemption Documentation Guidelines Confidentiality Grievance Policy For Faculty Prospective Students Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Accommodations Accommodations On 23 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Disability Services approves and arranges for reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities so that they may have an equitable college experience Below is a list of both curricular and non curricular accommodations routinely offered to students at Whittier College For more information about our services please contact us Testing Accommodations Extended time Use of a computer or assistive technology Reduced distraction testing environment Classroom Accommodations

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/accommodations (2016-01-26)
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  • Supportive Education Services (SES)/Case Management Services | Whittier College
    Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Disability Services Slider Disability Services Prev Next In This Section Disability Services Mobile Home Accomodations Supportive Educational Services Requesting Services Requesting a Meal Plan Exemption Documentation Guidelines Confidentiality Grievance Policy For Faculty Prospective Students Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Supportive Education Services SES Case Management Services Supportive Education Services SES Case Management Services On 23 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Disability Services offers individualized support and services to students with psychiatric psychological conditions ADHD ADD and Autism Spectrum Disorders Pervasive Developmental Disorders These services consist of case management collaboration and consultation with treating therapist psychiatrist counseling and support and academic advising The central focus of SES services is to equip and support students in order for them to be successful at Whittier SES helps students learn to cope with symptoms that can affect their college experience Such symptoms can include but are not limited to Medication side effects Problems with concentration Memory

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/ses (2016-01-26)
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  • Requesting Services | Whittier College
    Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Disability Services Slider Disability Services Prev Next In This Section Disability Services Mobile Home Accomodations Supportive Educational Services Requesting Services Requesting a Meal Plan Exemption Documentation Guidelines Confidentiality Grievance Policy For Faculty Prospective Students Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Requesting Services Requesting Services On 23 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Students requesting services or accommodations must self identify and meet with Disability Services Students who request accommodations and or services from faculty and staff are to be referred to Disability Services Upon submission requests are evaluated across factors that include the nature of a student s disability the impact of such condition upon various aspects of the student s life academic social access issues etc and the type and extent of the requested accommodation Students are responsible for providing appropriate documentation in accordance with Whittier College s documentation guidelines Disability Services reserves the right to contact appropriate faculty and staff to discuss requests Procedures for requesting services and accommodations Students must complete a Request for Services Form a self assessment questionnaire when they first register with Disability Services At the beginning of each semester students requesting accommodations for their courses must complete an Academic Accommodations Request Form Notification to professors regarding approved academic accommodations will be provided by Disability Services These letters will clearly state the specific recommended accommodations for each course Clinical information about students will not appear in these letters Students are responsible for

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/request (2016-01-26)
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  • Meal Plan Exemption Policy | Whittier College
    Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Disability Services Slider Disability Services Prev Next In This Section Disability Services Mobile Home Accomodations Supportive Educational Services Requesting Services Requesting a Meal Plan Exemption Documentation Guidelines Confidentiality Grievance Policy For Faculty Prospective Students Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Meal Plan Exemption Policy Meal Plan Exemption Policy On 15 Aug 2013 By admin 0 Comments Students who live on campus are expected to purchase a student meal plan To request a meal exemption the student must submit a Meal Plan Exemption Form with documentation from a physician diagnosing a medical condition and a specific diet along with lab testing results used for diagnosis In the event of food intolerance allergies the medical provider must state specifically which food s you cannot consume and what the allergic reaction s are Disability Services and Student Health Wellness Center will review the meal plan exemption and medical information If it is determined that Food Services cannot provide meals that will conform to the medical needs an exemption will be approved Exemptions are made for the current academic year only R efunds are based on the last day the meal plan is used Please note A medical meal exemption will not be given based solely on the fact that a student is a vegetarian or that food service does not meet a student s personal food preferences Students will continue to be charged for meals until a medical exemption is granted in writing A written statement from a doctor does not guarantee that the student will receive a meal plan exemption The health care provider must be a MD DO or

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/mealplanexemption (2016-01-26)
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  • Documentation Guidelines | Whittier College
    Disability documentation must be requested separately Additionally the disability information that is requested by Whittier College may or may not be included in a previous evaluation Disability Services may request further documentation from a student if it is not in accordance with the following documentation guidelines General Documentation Guidelines Learning Disability Guidelines Psychological Psychiatric Disability Guidelines Physical Medical Disability Guidelines General Documentation Guidelines The documentation must be based upon an evaluation by a healthcare or mental health professional appropriately licensed by the state to diagnose medical psychological and learning disorders Such persons are usually physicians psychiatrists psychologists and school psychologists Documentation from third parties or from persons not licensed to diagnose such conditions will not be accepted The documentation must be based upon a clinical evaluation thorough enough to objectively establish the need for accommodations and or services The documentation should be printed on professional letterhead and signed by the evaluator Additionally the license number of the clinician is requested The documentation should include the contact information for the clinician This information is crucial because the Disability Services will not release clinical documentation to third parties or to students without first obtaining the permission of the clinician if the documentation was sent directly from the clinician to Disability Services The handling of documentation in this manner is done because harm could occur if untrained persons obtain clinical information and data The clinician submitting the documentation must not be a family member or relative of the student Documentation will be accepted from student interns and from clinicians under supervision provided the supervisor is qualified and appropriately licensed The supervisor must co sign the report and must list his her license number Disability Services asks that a copy of the person s signed release of information form accompany any reports sent directly from clinicians Learning Disability Documentation Guidelines The evaluation to determine whether a person possesses a learning disability must be conducted by an individual who is qualified and appropriately licensed to diagnose learning disabilities The evaluation must minimally include the administration of a measure of intellectual ability e g Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales 3rd Edition and a measure of academic achievement e g Wechsler Individualized Achievement Test 2nd Edition Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement 3rd Edition It is recommended that consideration be given to the presence of other medical or psychological conditions that mimic learning disabilities and or that impair academic performance The diagnosis of a learning disability must be based upon established clinical criteria e g Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition Test scores should be included in the report This would include I Q scores factor scores and subtest scores Additionally indication of the classification ranges associated with the scores should be present e g average high average impaired Concerns regarding the validity of the evaluation and its findings should be addressed This would include factors such as limitations in the test s norming sample performance impairments resulting from comorbid medical and psychological conditions academic difficulties

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/guidelines (2016-01-26)
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  • Privacy & Confidentiality | Whittier College
    Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Privacy Confidentiality Privacy Confidentiality On 23 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Disability Services maintains records in accordance with university policy for the handling of student records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA and other applicable privacy laws see FERPA Rights at the Registrar s website Records maintained by Disability Services are considered property of the Division of Student Life The designated custodian of such records is the Dean of Students Clinical information provided in the professional documentation of disability includes the diagnosis of a physical learning or psychological condition related test scores and supplemental information provided by a licensed health care or mental health professional Clinical information will not be released to anyone without the consent of the student except as necessary to implement accommodations or as needed for clinical consultation by the professional staff of the Disability Services office Access to clinical information is restricted to the professional staff of the Disability Services the Dean of Students the Director of the Health Center and the Director of the Counseling Center Additionally the Health Center and the Counseling Center maintain independent records and may not release verbal or written information about a present or former patient or client without a written release of information from the patient or client unless required by law Clinical documentation provided directly to Disability Services from a clinician is considered property of the clinician and will not be released to the student without the consent of the clinician Faculty and staff notification of disability status and accommodations will occur only at the request of the student Except for the persons listed above faculty and staff are not informed of the student s diagnosis of disability Requests for faculty and staff notification will generally

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/confidentiality (2016-01-26)
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  • Grievance Policy | Whittier College
    Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Disability Services Slider Disability Services Prev Next In This Section Disability Services Mobile Home Accomodations Supportive Educational Services Requesting Services Requesting a Meal Plan Exemption Documentation Guidelines Confidentiality Grievance Policy For Faculty Prospective Students Contact Us You are here Home Disability Services Grievance Policy Grievance Policy On 23 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Disability Services acknowledges that students may not always agree with its decisions In the event that a student wishes to appeal an accommodation they are to follow the following guidelines The student shall submit a written appeal to the director of Disability Services explaining the reason for the appeal The director of Disability Services will then forward the appeal to the dean of students along with a written explanation for the denial The director of Disability Services will provide the student with a copy of the explanation for the denial within five 5 working days If the appeal is an academic issue the appeal letter will be forwarded to the associate dean of faculty the ADA compliance officer and the dean of students All other matters will be handled by the dean of students and the ADA compliance officer Once a decision has been made the student and the director of Disability Services will receive a written response If the student is dissatisfied with the final

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/disability/grievance (2016-01-26)
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