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Temporary Medical Condition

Documentation is also required for temporary disabling conditions. Individuals qualified to render a diagnosis for these disorders are practitioners who have been trained in the assessment of the presenting condition.  Diagnostician must be impartial and not a family member of the student.

Documentation should include the following information:

1. A clear statement of the medical diagnosis.

2. Current impact of the condition including any physical limitations that may interfere with the student's functioning in an academic setting.

3. Description of current symptoms.

4. Impact of any medications prescribed that may interfere with academic functioning.

5. Expected duration of disabling condition.


The Rights of the University and the Campus Access Services Office

The University of New Haven reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of documentation submitted and requests for accommodation(s) on a case-by-case basis, using the professional judgment of the Campus Access Services staff and/or the Housing/Dining/Parking Modification Committee. Additional information may be requested to determine eligibility.

Relevant information regarding the student's disability may be shared those who have a legitimate educational interest.

Diagnostic information regarding the student's disability may be shared with the Housing/Dining/Parking Modification Committee.