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Using the Faculty Portal

Using the Faculty Portal


Requesting Accommodations

Instructional Video on Requesting Accommodations 

Requesting Accommodation Notifications

  1. Log in to the AccessibleNU database and locate the section on your dashboard called "Select Accommodations screenshot of requesting accommodations processfor Your Classes." You should see all the courses for which you are registered listed. 
  2. Click the boxes next to every class where you want to receive accommodations (see screenshot). Once completed, click "Continue to Customize Your Accommodations."
  3. Select the accommodations you are requesting for each class then click "Submit".
  4. AccessibleNU will send your accommodation notification letters to you and your professors. Once you receive the letter reach out to your professor to discuss implementation.
Note: If you have testing accommodations, they will be grouped together under "Alternative Testing" in Step 3. Choosing "Alternative Testing" notifies your professor of all of your testing accommodations.

Modifying or Canceling Accommodation Notification Requests

Modifying an Accommodation Request

To modify a previous accommodation request: 

  1. Log into AccessibleNU. screenshot of side menu
  2. Under “My Accommodations” on the left-hand side of your screen (see screenshot), select “List Accommodations.” This will show a list of all of your accommodation requests.
  3. To make a change, click "Modify Request" for the appropriate class
  4. Select the box next to accommodations you'd like to add to the request or unselect boxes next to accommodations you no longer want to use.
  5. Click "Update Request"
  6. AccessibleNU will send you and your instructors an updated accommodation notification letter.

Canceling Accommodation Requests

To cancel an accommodation request for a particular class:

  1. Log into AccessibleNU.
  2. Under “My Accommodations” on the left-hand side of your screen, select “List Accommodations.” This will show a list of all of your accommodation requests.
  3. To cancel the accommodation, click "Cancel Request" for the appropriate class (see screenshot)
  4. screenshot of cancel requestSelect the reason for which you are choosing to cancel services, then click “Cancel Accommodation Request”.



Scheduling Tests at AccessibleNU

Instructional Video on How to Schedule a Test with ANU

Testing times have changed and are not reflected in the video. Testing hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm. During Finals week, testing hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm and Friday 9:00am-4:00pm.

Step 1: Log into the ANU Database

Note: You may see a message that reads "Alternative Testing: Your instructor has not submitted alternative testing contract for this class." You can still schedule exams even if the professor hasn't completed the alternative testing contract.

screenshot of alternative testing message

Step 2: Read Terms and Conditions of Alternative Testing

After you have logged in to AccessibleNU, make sure to read the Terms and Conditions of Scheduling an Exam:

screenshot of terms and conditions message

Step 3: Select the Class

Select your class from the drop down menu under "Alternative Testing Contract(s)" and click "Schedule an Exam". Proceed, even if there is a note saying "No Alternative Testing Contract" next to your class.

screenshot of alternative testing contracts

Step 4: Enter Exam Details

In the "Exam Detail" box, specify:
  • Type of exam
  • Date - if different than the rest of the class, explain in the "Additional Note" section
  • Time - if different than the rest of the class, explain in the "Additional Note" section
  • Services (Accommodations) requested

screenshot of exam detail window

Step 5: Add Exam Request

Read and check the Term(s)and Condition(s) box and click "Add Exam Request".

screenshot of terms and conditions window

  • If you receive a green check mark, you have submitted your request correctly.
  • You will repeat the following steps for each additional test you wish to schedule for AccessibleNU to proctor.