REQUESTING ACCOMMODATIONS

   

Equal Opportunity

The LSU System assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities, which the LSU System operates.

   

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

LSU Health Shreveport seeks to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by providing reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities. A person with a disability is someone who has a physical or mental impairment that limits substantially one or more major life activities, such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, learning, walking, seeing, hearing, breathing, and working; has a record of such an impairment; or is regarded as having such an impairment. Although students with temporary illness or injury are not considered disabled by law, every reasonable effort to accommodate their needs will be exercised.

Identification as a student with a disability is always voluntary. However, only those students who identify themselves to the University and/or present appropriate documentation of a disability are eligible for accommodations. Students are responsible for providing documentation of a disability and must contact their school’s academic dean (or dean’s designee) to request disability-related accommodations. Costs associated with documentation of a disability are the responsibility of the student. Upon receipt of such information, the dean (or dean’s designee) will determine what reasonable accommodations, if any, are appropriate for the student.

   

Roles and Responsibilities

Requesting Accommodations

Upon the initial request for accommodations, the student must provide the following:

  • Request for Accommodations Form (RAF)
  • Record of previous academic accommodations (if applicable)
  • Documentation of a disability

For more information on documentation to be provided, please reference the "Student Policy for Requesting Accommodations."

Form for Requesting Accommodations

If you are currently a student at LSUHS and have questions regarding accommodations, please contact Medical Education at Donna.Brothers@lsuhs.edu.

   

   

Questions or Complaints

Anyone having questions or complaints regarding equal opportunity at LSU Health Shreveport should contact the Office of Human Resource Management, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71103; telephone (318) 675-5610.

Persons believing they have been discriminated against contrary to federal law are entitled to make an inquiry or file a complaint with: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 701 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113; or United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, 1301 Young Street, Suite Number 1169, Dallas, TX 75202

Contact Medical Education

MedicalEducationInfo@lsuhs.edu

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