Services

Students With Disabilities and/or Health Conditions

Students with disabilities and/or health conditions requesting accommodations, including housing accommodations, should contact the Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) Center. Students requesting accommodations will be asked to provide documentation of their disability/health condition, which supports the need for the requested accommodation.

Technical Standards

Some programs of study at the university have technical standards. Students with disabilities/health conditions who require accommodations in order to meet technical standards must contact the Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) Center.

Service Animals

JWU encourages students who have service animals to notify the Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) Center. Students with service animals must obtain a copy of the university's Care and Responsibility of Service Animals Procedure.

Emotional Support Animals

Students seeking to bring an emotional support animal into campus housing must meet with an advisor from the Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) Center to determine if this is a reasonable accommodation. Students will be asked to provide documentation of their disability/health condition which supports the need for an emotional support animal. Emotional support animals are not permitted in any area other than the student's assigned residence hall room. Students with an emotional support animal must obtain a copy of the university's Care and Responsibility of Emotional Support Animals Procedure.

Review of Accommodation Decisions

Any student with a complaint or grievance about an accommodation decision should submit a written request for review of the decision to the Title IX coordinator (who also serves as the university’s nondiscrimination coordinator and Section 504 coordinator), Matthias Rubekeil, 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI, 02903, 401-598-2703.