Students requiring academic accommodations can make the necessary arrangements by contacting the Accessibility Services Office (preferably 3 months prior to start of program) at 403-529-3819 to make an appointment.
Examples of academic accommodations include:
Medicine Hat College (MHC) is committed to providing access and supports to diverse learners and created a stand-alone policy on this topic in 2017.
Policy SD-05 and its related procedures (PR-SD-05-01) are available through the college’s policy webpage.
The purpose of this policy is to confirm and define the rights and responsibilities of MHC, its employees, and students with documented disabilities with respect to academic accommodation at MHC. The college will provide a supportive learning environment for students with documented disabilities while maintaining the academic integrity of the programs.
The first step for anyone who may need to access the accommodations and support services available through the accessibility services office at MHC is to schedule an appointment with the accessibility services coordinator at least 2 months (if possible) before the commencement of classes. Early identification and planning are critical to a successful academic career at MHC.
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If you are a student with a permanent, documented disability, you may be eligible for governmental funding for assistive services (examples include tutoring, note-taking, interpretation, assistive technology and other such supports).
MHC is widely accessible to students with physical disabilities and is continuously working towards removing any barriers that are identified. The following is a list of some of the accessibility features on campus:
For more information, consult our Accessibility Services Handbook.
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