Western Governors University ("WGU") is committed to providing equal access to its academic programs to all qualified students. The University’s Student Accessibility Services (opens new window) supports this mission by providing support, resources, advocacy, collaboration, and academic accommodations that conform to federal and state statutes and regulations to WGU students and prospective students.
WGU complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the "ADA"), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable disability discrimination laws. WGU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation(s) to qualified disabled applicants and learners in WGU programs and activities as required by applicable law.
The determination of reasonable accommodation(s) for qualified students with disabilities, and compliance with the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act, are the responsibility of WGU Student Accessibility Services. Student Accessibility Services is the principal point of contact for all students with disability questions or concerns.
WGU encourages current and prospective students needing accommodation(s) and/or resources to contact Student Accessibility Services for assistance. Student Accessibility Services will respond to requests for accommodation(s) in accordance with the following policies and procedures. Students and prospective students must complete the accommodations request process outlined below before accommodation(s) will be provided.
Matriculated students may initiate the accommodation process at any time during their enrollment at WGU and ideally should submit the Accommodation Request form as soon as they become aware of the need for an accommodation. Except for accommodations related to the WGU admissions process, the accommodation process for prospective students will not be concluded until prospective students are admitted to WGU and formally matriculate.
Article Number: 20468, 1019