Accessibility at Crafton Hills College
Accessibility for all is a priority at Crafton Hills College. We are committed to providing an accessible and inclusive environment that enables all students to be successful in attaining an education. Additionally, we continually strive to provide faculty and staff an accessible environment where they can be successful in their chosen careers.
What does this mean to me?
To the student, accessibility at Crafton Hills means:
- Helping to create an inclusive environment in the classroom that enables all students to be successful in attaining an education, regardless of disability.
- Assisting a person with a disability in your classroom by volunteering as a note taker or by helping during an emergency situation.
If you are a student with a disability, this also means:
- Communicating and building a relationship with your professors so that they understand the ways you learn and express your knowledge.
- Getting more accessible instructional materials (syllabus, hand-outs, captioning, etc.)
- Gaining better access to electronic and information technology.
- Becoming familiar with the resources provided by the Disabled Students Programs and Services (SAS) by scheduling an intake appointment to determine eligibility and services.
To faculty, accessibility at Crafton Hills means:
- Providing accessible (Section 508 compliant) instructional materials.
- Creating an inclusive environment in the classroom that enables all students to be successful in attaining an education, regardless of disability.
- Incorporating the principals of Universal Design for Learning when developing a new course or redesigning a current course.
- Attending workshops to learn how to make your documents and media accessible.
- Making textbook and course curriculum decisions early.
- Providing a list of textbooks, course readers and library reserves to the Crafton
Bookstore irrespective of the source you choose for purchasing.