University of Houston-Victoria

Disability Services

Syllabus Statement

The University of Houston System Policy #01.D.09 ** - Student Academic Adjustments/Auxiliary Aids Policy, outlines responsibilities for faculty working with students with disabilities so that all students will be informed of the services available.

4.2. The System also requires that each instructor announce to her/his classes at the beginning of each semester the instructor’s willingness to reasonably assist Students with Disabilities. The instructor will provide the class with the contact information of the University’s student disability services center. 

Furthermore, the UH System requires that all course syllabi contain the following statement:

The University of Houston System complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, pertaining to the provision of reasonable academic adjustments/ auxiliary aids for students with a disability.  In accordance with Section 504 and ADA guidelines, the University of Houston-Victoria strives to provide reasonable academic adjustments / auxiliary aids to students who request and require them.  If you believe that you have a disability requiring an academic adjustments/auxiliary aid, please contact the UHV Office of Disability Services; University Commons 2108A; 3006 N. Ben Wilson St.; Victoria, Texas 77901.  Office – (361) 570-4287; Fax – (361) 580-5504; E-mail; www.uhv.edu/DisabilityServices

**  System Administrative Memoranda (SAM) Policy 01.D.09
      Student Academic Adjustments/Auxiliary Aids Policy
      http://www.uh.edu/af/universityservices/policies/sam/1GenAdmin/1D9.pdf