Exam Accommodation Form [PDF]
Schedule exams at the Office of Disability Services.

Alternative Format of Text Request Form [PDF]
Request textbooks in electronic format.

Authorization Request for Release of Information [PDF]
Request to retrieve or release student documentation

Student Sharing Agreement [PDF]
Authorize sharing of student information with other academic support services on campus.

  • Peer Note-Taker Request Form

    The Peer Note-Taker Request form is available as a PDF or by using the form below.

    When requesting a peer note taker, please keep in mind the following:

    • Students must obtain their notes off of the Black Board website throughout the semester. ODS will monitor note taking usage. Student’s notes will be posted 48 hours after their previous class.
    • If student notes are not being utilized, ODS reserves the right to prioritize student peer note taker requests for future semesters.
    • Students will not have access to their notes on BlackBoard until they have requested, picked up and handed their accommodation letters to their professors.
    • Students should feel free to contact ODS if they have problem accessing notes.
    Have you requested your accommodation letters yet?
    If not, you must do so before requesting a note - taker.
    Yes
    No
    Which semester is this for?
       
    Student Name:
    Student ID#
    Student Cell#
    Student Email:
       
    Class 1  
    Class Title:
    Professor’s Name:
    Class Location:
    Days/Times class meets:
    Class 2  
    Class Title:
    Professor’s Name:
    Class Location:
    Days/Times class meets:
    By submitting this form, I understand that to receive this accommodation, I must hand my accommodation letter to my professors. I also understand, that I will receive a supplemental copy of the notes and that I should continue to take my own notes as best I can. I understand that I must go to class or risk losing this accommodation.
     
  • Request for Accommodation Letters

    Letters must be requested each semester. They are not automatically generated. Your request will be sent to the Office of Disability Services. You may be contacted if further information is needed. You will be notified when your letters are ready and at that time you may pick them up at the Office of Disability Services.

    If you do not wish to submit your request online,  please call the Office of Disability Services at (617) 994-6820 to submit your request over the phone.

    * indicates a required field.

    * First Name:
    * Last Name:
    * Preferred Email:
    * Local Address:
    * Cell number or preferred telephone number:
    *Semester for accommodation letter request: Fall
    Spring
    Summer I
    Summer II
    How many letters do you need (How many classes are you taking?):
    Have you met with a staff member at the Office of Disability Services? Yes
    No
    If no, please call our office to schedule an appointment at (617)994-6820.
    Are you requesting changes to your accommodations? Yes
    No
    If so, you will need to call our office to schedule an appointment at (617)994-6820.
  • Peer Note-Taker Work-Study Job Application

    Based on the Americans with Disabilities Act, Suffolk University is required to provide “reasonable accommodations” to students with disabilities. One of the accommodations that Suffolk University provides is a peer note taker.

    Peer Note Takers are upperclassmen students who will be paid to sit in a course that he/she is not registered in and take notes. This position will report to the Office of Disability Services located at 73 Tremont Street 7th Floor.

    Requirements

    • Must be in your sophomore year or above
    • Attend a mandatory training session at the Office of Disability Services at the beginning of the semester
    • Commit to the position for the entire semester
    • Ability to formulate legible, clear, and concise notes
    • Provide a digital copy of class notes within 48 hours after the class occurred to the Office of Disability Services
    • Answer any questions that the student receiving the notes may have
    • Attend each of the scheduled classes
    • Maintain a cumulative grade point average of a 2.5
    • Be responsible for turning in weekly time sheets or risk not being paid

    Compensation

    • $
    • Great position for a resume
    • Become an expert note taker

    Application

    Your application will be sent to the Office of Disability Services. You may be contacted if further information is needed. If you do not wish to submit this application online, you may stop by the Office of Disability Services and fill out a paper application.

    If you are contacted for an interview you will need to bring the following with you:

    1. Employment Authorization Form (available at the financial aid office)
    2. W-4
    3. Two forms of ID

    You will not be granted an interview for this position if you do not have these forms with you.

    Please note: If you do not have a work-study award or a student employment award, you are not eligible to apply for this work-study position.  

    To check on the status of your application, you may email pnt@suffolk.edu.