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Request for academic and housing accommodations, disability services

Augustana College is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all students. Students with documented disabilities should contact Yen Dao, director of Student Success Services, to determine the most appropriate accommodations. We provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act.

New students

• Requests for housing accommodations are due by June 30.

• Requests for classroom accommodations are due July 31.

• All students requiring academic, housing or other accommodations should use the form below.

To initiate this process:

1. Complete the for Accommodations Request Form below.

2. As an attachment on the form, submit one form of documentation of your disability(s). We will accept an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), 504 Plan, or the Documentation of Disability form completed by a licensed professional. 

Otherwise, send  your documentation information through email, or fax to 309-794-2705 Attn: Yen Dao, or by mail to Yen Dao, 639 38th St., Rock Island, Ill. 61201.

Accommodations request form

We will review your request and supporting documentation and provide you an email outlining your accommodations. You will need to present this email to all of your professors so they can provide the approved accommodations. 

It is important to speak with your professors early in the term, ideally in the first week of the term and at least seven days in advance of needing the accommodations. 

If you do not give sufficient advance notice, the college may not be able to provide the requested accommodations. 

Many accommodations require time to coordinate. For example, in order to provide a separate and quiet room to take a test, your professor will need to reserve a room and find a proctor available for the testing time. Submitting your request and supporting documentation early will help ensure that you receive the needed accommodations.

If we deny any part of your request, you will receive an email explaining why your request is denied.


For academic accommodations, Yen Dao, director of Student Success Services, 309-794-8016; fax 309-794-2705.

For housing accommodations, Michelle Mason, assistant director of Residential Life and medical support coordinator, 309-794-2686; fax 309-794-7152.

For other accommodations, Dr. Wes Brooks, dean and vice president of Student Life, 309-794-7533; fax 309-794-8528.

Please note that documentation generally must have been provided within the last three years to be accepted. Please call to request an exception. Those receiving accommodations will receive confirmation within two weeks of submission.