Considering University of Montana
Prospective students with disabilities interested in the University of Montana are encouraged to contact Disability Services for more information about this office, access, and UM. Call Disability Services at 406.243.2243 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Differences between High School and University
|Self-Disclosure||School conducts assessments to identify and evaluate students with disabilities. School also notifies instructors who the students with disabilities are.||Students need to self-identify to faculty and Disability Services to receive modifications. Students are responsible to provide documentation of their disability to Disability Services.|
|Use of Modifications||School often initiates modifications and services for students.||Students initiate request for modifications, services, and meeting with faculty and Disability Services coordinator. Students have a right to refuse to request or use modifications.|
|Academic expectations||School may modify academic standards for students with disabilities. Example includes less homework, or changes in test formats.||Students with disabilities are expected to meet or exceed academic standards. Modifications are designed to level the playing field and provide equal chance at academic success.|