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How to Request Disability Accommodations

If this is your first time requesting disability accommodations at OSU-OKC, please contact:

 

Emily Cheng, MHS, CRC
Director of Disability Services and Diversity
Student Center, Room 136D
OSU-Oklahoma City
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6195
(405) 945-3385
Fax: (405) 945-9127
emily.cheng@okstate.edu

 

Virtual appointments available!

Please complete the following three (3) forms and bring them with you when you meet with the Director of Disability Services and Diversity. If you aren't able to complete them all, don't worry--just bring as many with you as you can.

Live far away or life has you busy? We've got you. You can also email the completed forms to the Director of Disability Services and Diversity at emily.cheng@okstate.edu or call (405) 945-3385 and we can help you fill them out over the phone or virtual meeting!

  1. New Student Accommodation Request Form
  2. Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Disability Accommodations
  3. Disability Documentation Form OR other documentation of your disability, such as a copy of your Individualized Education Plan (IEP) from high school or a letter from your health care provider.

Please be aware that your disability documentation must be from someone who is qualified to diagnose or help you manage your disability and should not be from someone who has a personal relationship with you. Your disability documentation should contain all of the following things:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your date of birth or your OSU-OKC Student ID Number
  • The date the documentation was prepared or written
    • Please note that for Learning Disabilities the best practice is to provide documentation that is no older than five (5) years.
  • The first and last name of the person who prepared the documentation
  • Should match the disability(ies) you listed on the OSU-OKC Disability Services and Diversity Office New Student Accommodation Request Form
  • The specific name of your disability(ies), such as ADD, Learning Disability – Written Expression, Seizure Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, etc.
  • A description of how this disability (or disabilities) affects you in your daily life, for example:
    • Problems concentrating or maintaining focus
    • Takes longer time to process information
    • Periods of depression or mania
    • Extreme fatigue, difficulty performing daily life activities
    • Pain in hands when writing
  • The projected progression or stability of your disability(ies)

 

If you have received disability accommodations before at OSU-OKC, please contact:


Calista ChoateCalista Choate, QA V/V, NIC
Interpreter/Disability Services Advisor
Student Center, Room 136A
OSU-Oklahoma City
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6195
(405) 945-8624
Fax: (405) 945-9127
calista.choate@okstate.edu

 

Virtual appointments available!

Please complete the Current and Returning Student Accommodation Request Form and return it to Calista Choate above via email. If you prefer to complete together over the phone or virtual meeting just let us know!

 

If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing and have received disability accommodations before at OSU-OKC, please contact:

Jeanette Buttram

Jeanette Buttram, M.Ed., M.S., QA V/V
Interpreter Coordinator
Student Center, Room 136B
OSU-Oklahoma City
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 945-3388
Fax: (405) 945-9127
jeanette.buttram@okstate.edu

 

Virtual appointments available!

Please complete the Current and Returning Student Accommodation Request Form and return it to Jeanette Buttram above via email. If you prefer to complete it together over the phone or virtual meeting just let us know!