OFFICE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (OSD) ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for accommodations. The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) determines reasonable accommodations based on the student’s current functional limitations. Only students who have been issued an Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) Letter by the OSD are eligible for accommodations.
The Electrical and Computer Engineering OSD Liaison and faculty will work directly with the student to help facilitate exam accommodations for all ECE courses offered.
Requesting for Accommodation Checklist
STEP 1: Obtain AFA Letter
- Obtain an Authorization For Accommodation (AFA) letter from the OSD Office
Students must contact the instructor and TA's at least 120 university business hours (or 5 business days), excluding holidays and weekends, in advance to SET UP accommodation arrangements
STEP 2: Exam Scheduling
Send an exam scheduling request email to the OSD Liaison at least 5 business days before the regularly scheduled exam. Send the request email to Jade Moneda (email@example.com) with the following:
Copy (CC): Instructor and TA(s) for the course
Subject: Term - Class Number - Accommodation Exam # (Your Last Name)
- Example: WI16 - ECE 25 - Accommodation Exam #1 (Prado)
STEP 3: Inform the Instructor
- After scheduling your exam, inform your instructors of exam arrangements that have been made with the Department Liaison
STEP 4: Exam Day
- On the day of the exam, you must arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time
IMPORTANT: For your exam to be scheduled, please make sure you follow all instructions listed above.
- 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday.
Questions or Concerns? Please contact us through vac.ucsd.edu
OSD STUDENT PORTAL
Instructors will receive Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) letters electronically on or after the first day of instruction. AFA letters should be considered valid only if they are generated from the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions should be directed to the academic department liaison or email@example.com. Students are responsible for discussing specific accommodation arrangements with instructors and liaisons.