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Quick Guide for Current Students

Important Information for Current Students

Below you will find some information to guide you to the assistance you need.

Also, refer to the FAQs for students page.

If you are allotted academic accommodations when your case is processed, access to the Faculty Notification Letter (FNL) will be sent to your TopperMail. You should keep a copy of this document for use each semester. The link to the FNL document expires 30 days after the email is sent. If you need a new one, please contact the office immediately.

Refer to the FNL Information Page to find more information for students and faculty/staff.

Testing accommodations, such as extended time, quiet room, and use of the computer assisted technology lab, are provided for all registered SARC students. The SARC has strict guidelines that need to be followed in order to schedule exam accommodations.

Click here to access the Testing Guidelines and Forms.

SARC registered students who have a note-taking accommodation on file may utilize recording devices, note-taker applications or request a classroom note- taker. The student is responsible for working in partnership with Potential Classmates, Course Instructors and the SARC to secure a classroom note-taker. Please email sarc.notetaking@wku with any questions about the note-taker accommodation.

Refer to the Note-Taking Services Page for more information.

Captioning sometimes referred to as “speech-to-text”, provides a critical link to communicating aural information as it is happening for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Also, Sign Language Interpreting allows individuals who use Sign Language as their primary mode of communication to have access to what is being spoken in aural settings. 

The SARC also provides access to a captioned telephone and video phone. Captioned Telephones give access to individuals with varying degrees of hearing loss to communicate via a phone line. Video Phones give access to individuals whose primary mode of communication is Sign Language to communicate via a phone line. 

Refer to the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services page for more information.

For appointments with the SARC staff, please contact the SARC at 270-745-5004 or sarc.connect@wku.edu. Walk-ins, emails, and calls are always welcome for general questions or concerns.


 Accessibility Issue? If there is an accessibility concern of any kind, please contact the SARC, as well as the corresponding department.
If a push button for a door or an elevator is not working, or other physical obstructions occur, contact the Department of Facilities Management at 270-745-3253.
For assistance after hours with physical access, contact the WKU Police Department at 270-745-2548.

If there are concerns with technology accessibility, contact IT at 270-745-7000 and/or the SARC.

For information about accessibility services in the libraries, please click here

Request an alternative format of any content on this site by contacting the SARC at 270-745-5004, or via email sarc.connect@wku.edu.


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 Last Modified 8/15/19