Disability Resource Center

Director: Baako Wahabu
Location: North Plaza Building (next to Testing Center)
Phone: (435) 652-7516
Email: wahabu@dixie.edu
Website: http://drcenter.dixie.edu/

Eligibility for Services

The Disability Resource Center serves qualified and enrolled students with disabilities to ensure equal access to DSU programs and services. A qualified student with a disability is a student with a disability who meets the academic and technical standards required for admission or participation in DSU educational programs and services. As defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a person has a disability if he/she:

  • Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, or
  • Has a record of such impairment, or
  • Is regarded as having such impairment.

Application Process

In order to establish eligibility and to receive accommodative services, a student must do the following:

  1. Self-identify as a person with a disability.
  2. Contact the Disability Resource Center by phone (435) 652-7516 or in person (North Plaza Building) for an application packet.
  3. Complete and return the application along with appropriate documentation.
  4. Meet with DRC staff to discuss accommodation options and pick up approved accommodation forms and/or letters to notify professors.

Confidentiality

All information related to the student’s disability is confidential. It will not be made available to faculty or other staff except to ensure that appropriate accommodations are being provided.