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Disability Support Services (DSS) will coordinate the access to educational materials in e-text format for students with a documented disability who have been approved for this academic adjustment by the Disability Support Services Coordinator.


The following identifies the responsibilities of the student and DSS if the student chooses to utilize educational materials in e-text format:

Responsibilities & Acknowledgements: Student

  1. Student will give DSS a minimum of six weeks’ notice to arrange for educational materials in e-text format by filling out a Quarterly Request for Accommodations form.
  2. Student will utilize DSS Early Priority Registration, which is usually eight weeks prior to the start of the quarter.
  3. Student must purchase any textbook or educational materials that are to be converted to e-text in the DSS office. Students must also provide proof by receipt or bringing in the book before students can receive the e-text files.
  4. Student will pick up e-text materials from the DSS Office in a timely manner. If e-text materials are not picked up in a timely manner, services may be suspended until the student meets with the DSS Coordinator.
  5. Student will return all converted e-text materials to the DSS Office immediately upon the completion of the quarter. If the e-text materials are not returned, and other arrangements have not been approved, a hold may be placed on his or her records and services may be suspended until the student meets with the DSS Coordinator.
  6. Student agrees not to duplicate or lend e-text materials to other individuals.
  7. Student will sign and agree to the E-Text/Audio Textbook Procedures Agreement.

Responsibilities & Acknowledgements: DSS

  1. DSS will send a letter to the student outlining the student’s approved academic adjustments when students are first approved.
  2. DSS will make every effort to provide the student with all requested educational materials in e-text format in a timely manner. In the event notice is not given in a timely manner, DSS will attempt to provide the student with the requested educational materials in e-text format on an as needed basis.
  3. DSS will arrange for educational materials in e-text format to be provided by outside agencies when available.
  4. DSS will inform the student when e-text materials are ready to be picked up.

The above responsibilities and rules have been explained to me, and I understand my responsibilities.


Contact Disability Support Services

Located in the Admissions Center, Room 143. Make an appointment by calling the Entry Center at 360.442.2311. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours.

Main Office

   360.442.2340
TTY/Video Relay Service: 7-1-1 or 800.833.6388

  Shannon Vantrease, Coordinator

  360.442.2340
  svantrease@lowercolumbia.edu

  Mary Kate Morgan, Director

  360.442.2341
  mmorgan@lowercolumbia.edu

Current Section 504 / ADA Coordinator

  Kendra Sprague, Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs

  360.442.2121
  ksprague@lowercolumbia.edu

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