Fundamental Alteration Analysis: Deliberative Process

The following deliberative process must be followed if it is believed that an accommodation would fundamentally alter an essential requirement:

  • The DSS Representative for your college or school is contacted to discuss concerns.
  • In general, individuals involved in a deliberative discussion process may include the , Instructor, Department Chair, Dean, Academic Advisor or Administrator, DSS administrator and other administrators deemed appropriate to determine the reasonableness of the request and any possible alternative solutions, if needed.
  • The DSS Director notifies the student of the final decision regarding the request for accommodation.