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What We Do

AccessibleNU has four primary functions:
  1. Review documentation and accommodation requests to determine eligibility for academic accommodations.
  2. Provide, coordinate, and facilitate reasonable accommodations. Reasonable accommodations are individualized and flexible accommodations based on the nature of the disability and the academic environment. They provide equal access, not an unfair advantage.
  3. Provide outreach and consultation to and serve as a resource for the University community.
  4. Promote the full inclusion of students with disabilities at Northwestern.

Reasonable accommodations are determined by examining:

Although the great majority of students' accommodation requests are reasonable, AccessibleNU must occasionally invoke its right to: