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<div id="divRplyFwdMsg" dir="ltr"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif" color="#000000" style="font-size:11pt"><b>From:</b> achieve<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:31 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Please Share with faculty: New process for requesting disability accommodations</font>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Please share with your faculty and GTA’s</b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><i><u><span style="font-size:16.0pt; color:#0070C0">AAAC Access Online</span></u></i></b><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt; color:#0070C0"> is now LIVE for the Spring 2017 Semester</span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#0070C0">The <b>Academic Achievement and Access Center</b> (AAAC)-Student Access Services is pleased to announce accommodation notification processes are now managed electronically through
<i>AAAC Access Online</i>.  The system has these efficiency features to expedite the accommodation processes:
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">Rather than KU students presenting paper accommodation forms to their instructors for signature, accommodation notification forms will be sent to instructors
 electronically.  Students are still encouraged to speak with their instructors regarding their accommodations and course expectations.
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Symbol; color:#0070C0"><span style=""><span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">Students will submit their requests for testing in the AAAC Testing Center through
<i>AAAC Access Online</i> and instructors will be able to upload their exams through the secure faculty portal.  Exams may be returned to instructors through the portal as well.  Instructors may still deliver their exams to the AAAC office and have them returned
 in person.</span></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">Instructors will have two methods for monitoring their students’ accommodation processes.  One method will be in the form of email notification and the second
 is through a faculty portal, which may be accessed through the <u>Instructor Login</u> page found here:
</span><a href="http://access.ku.edu"><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">http://access.ku.edu</span></a><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">.</span></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">When instructors receive an email from
</span><a href="mailto:achieve@ku.edu"><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">achieve@ku.edu</span></a><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">, they will find an accommodation letter (example
 at the bottom of this page) indicating the name of the student, their accommodations, and in a red box, a request for the instructor to complete and submit an Alternative Testing Contract.
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#C00000">IF THE AAAC IS TO PROCTOR AN INSTRUCTOR’S EXAMS,  IT IS IMPERATIVE THE INSTRUCTOR COMPLETE THIS CONTRACT
 OR THE TEST SCHEDULING SYSTEM WILL NOT FUNCTION.</span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="margin-left:.5in; text-align:center"><img border="0" width="1077" height="98" id="Picture_x0020_3" alt="cid:image001.png@01D2681F.54678130" style="width:11.2187in; height:1.0208in" src="cid:image001.png@01D26B1E.E513D9C0"><b><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif; color:black"></span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Symbol; color:#0070C0"><span style=""><span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">If the instructor manages their own accommodated exams</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">
</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">they will check a box to confirm they will proctor their own exams.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" align="center" style="text-align:center"><img border="0" width="969" height="109" id="Picture_x0020_1" alt="cid:image002.png@01D2681F.54678130" style="width:10.0937in; height:1.1354in" src="cid:image002.png@01D26B1E.E513D9C0"><b><span style="color:#0070C0"></span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Symbol; color:#0070C0"><span style=""><span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; color:#0070C0">If an instructor does not administer exams in their course, they will not need to complete and submit the contract.  </span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#0070C0">AAAC-Student Access Services staff members are offering to schedule time with departments and assist faculty in learning how to use the
<i>AAAC Access Online</i> software.  Contact AAAC at </span><a href="mailto:achieve@ku.edu">achieve@ku.edu</a><span style="color:#0070C0"> or call 864-4064 and request assistance.  Videos and updated instruction guides are in development and will be added to
 the AAAC-Student Access Services Faculty Center throughout the spring semester.  </span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#0070C0">Again, we are excited to transition our accommodation notification processes to this new electronic format, and we hope you find them beneficial!  Let us know if you have questions or concerns.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#0070C0">Best regards, </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#0070C0">AAAC-Student Access Services </span>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="mailto:ACHIEVE@KU.EDU">achieve@ku.edu</a><span style="color:#0070C0">  864-4064</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="color:black; background:yellow">A few of our test emails have returned with a fraud protection alert; we are working with IT to resolve this issue.  Please know email from
<a href="mailto:achieve@ku.edu"><span style="color:black">achieve@ku.edu</span></a> is legitimate.</span></b><b><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif; color:black"></span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#C00000">EXAMPLE EMAIL TO FACULTY:</span></b></p>
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