Student Rights and Responsibilities

Students with documented disabilities at Oakton Community College have the right to:

  • equal opportunity to participate, work and learn;
  • reasonable accommodations;
  • appropriate confidentiality;
  • information about available services and accommodations;
  • information about decisions made by the College regarding appropriate accommodations;
  • accessible campus facilities;
  • advocacy within the College community.

Students with disabilities at Oakton Community College have the responsibility to:

  • identify themselves in order to receive accommodations;
  • provide current and valid documentation;
  • request appropriate accommodations (at least four weeks' notice);
  • follow published procedures for obtaining accommodations and services;
  • meet qualifications and standards set for all Oakton students;
  • advocate for their individual need.

Students with service animals must abide by Oakton's Service Animal Procedure.