Medical, Physical and/or Sensory Disability Overview

Students who are seeking support services from Ferris State University's Disabilities Services on the basis of diagnosed medical, physical and/or sensory disability are required to submit documentation to verify eligibility under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

A school plan such as an individualized education program (IEP) or a 504 plan is insufficient documentation, but may be included as part of a more comprehensive assessment battery.

Persons with a long-term medical, physical and/or sensory disability must provide the following documentation for a disability accommodation request:

All documentation is confidential and should be submitted to:

Department Head, Disabilities Services
Ferris State University
Starr 313
Big Rapids, Michigan 49307

ecds@ferris.edu or fax: 231.591.3939