Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Jeremy Warnick Center for Student Accessibility

Contact us 
Email: sas@rwu.edu      Phone: 401-254-3841        

Location: University Library, 1st Floor, Bristol Campus

Hours (Academic Year): 8:00am-5:00pm

SAS works with students, faculty, and administrators at ϲ to ensure learning and living inclusiveness in all aspects of the student's experience.  We take care to promote equal opportunity for our students.

***Please direct any inquiries regarding housing/placements to rwuhousing@rwu.edu*** 
(SAS reviews initial housing accommodation requests, ONLY) 

 

ClockWork Portal Link:

*Tech tip: Be sure to access Clockwork on a laptop or desktop and use Chrome or Firefox browser.

Follow these Interactive Process steps to begin the SAS registration process

(Please note that the Documentation Review Committee meets twice a week to review accommodation requests)

*Attention Class of 2028: Please don't submit your intake form/documentation until Spring 2024 classes are complete. 

Treating Clinician Verification Form (Academic Accommodations)

  • Have all documentation completed in its entirety and gathered in .PDF form before continuing on to Step 2.
  • If you already have documentation that's already been run by and approved by SAS staff, please skip this step and go onto Step 2.
  • Please note that all forms were updated in August 2022. We will accept older versions of our forms through October 31, 2022. 
  • When you have your documentation ready for upload, please go to the  and click into the "Registration" option to complete your Intake Questionnaire.  You will be able to upload a .PDF copy of your documentation from that page.   
  • If you do not yet have all your documentation, you can still fill out the Intake form. Later, you can scan and email a .PDF copy of your documentation to sas@rwu.edu.  
  • Once your intake file is complete and submitted, your accommodation request(s) and documentation will be reviewed. A confirmation email will then be issued regarding the outcome of the review. 
  • Be sure to complete this step on a laptop or desktop, using Google Chrome or Firefox internet browsers. Also, check your student email for a confirmation email, stating you successfully submitted your intake form. 
     
  • Please Note: The online intake page allows for 3 separate uploads, so if you have more documentation you would like to provide, please note this in an email to sas@rwu.edu

Once the Documentation Review Committee completes the review of a student’s file, SAS will reach out to the student directly to schedule an enrollment meeting, as part of the interactive process.

  • Go to the  to:
    • To send out Professor Notification Letters, click on the “Send Professor Notification Letters” link
    • Notification letters are sent electronically to the professors of the classes your chose to notify about such accommodations. Additionally, no disability information is disclosed in such letters.
    • If you do not complete the above steps to officially notify your faculty members, they will not be obligated to provide the accommodation(s) you've been approved for. 
    • Please Note: if you add a class, you will be able to repeat the above steps for the additional class. 

SAS Accommodation Protocols 

  • Students with approved exam accommodations must schedule their exam through ClockWork at least 4 business days prior to the exam. Final Exams must be scheduled at least 3 weeks ahead of time.
  • Adapted or Alternative Textbooks: students approved for this accommodation will be able to obtain an accessible book(s) by putting in a request through Clockwork>Forms>Alt Format Book Request Form
  • Class Notes: Please confer with each of your faculty and SAS about how to integrate this accommodation, that best meets your needs.
  • Service Providers such as .

Deadlines

  • We encourage students to send their Professor Notification Letters to their instructors at the beginning of each semester by using
  • Housing accommodation(s) request deadlines for returning students will be communicated through the Department of Residence Life and Housing and SAS in early spring. 
  • Housing accommodation(s) request deadlines for incoming, first year students will be communicated through the Department of Residence Life and Housing in late spring/summer.

Please complete the Residential Accommodation Request Clinician form if you are requesting a Housing/Residential Life Accommodation(s):

Residential Accommodation Request (ADA/504) Clinician Form

Please compete the ESA Request for Information form and ESA Student Agreement Contract if you are requesting to have an ESA:

*In addition to the documentation, an interactive process meeting needs to be done with an SAS Staff member.

Emotional Support Animal Request For Information Form (HUD/FHA)

Emotional Support Animal Student Agreement Contract

App Resources

Parent and Family Orientation Presentation