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Stony Brook University Syllabus Statement – The provost has requested that this statement be included on each class syllabus.

DSS and Faculty: A Collaborative Effort – Rights and responsibilities of DSS, faculty and students, as well as information regarding accommodations.

Can a student who is blind or deaf follow along with a video?
Is your classroom accessible? In addition to physical accessibility the University has a responsibility to make the content of the class room accessible.

Employees with disabilities in need of reasonable accommodations are encouraged to contact the Director of DSS /ADA Coordinator. Information regarding the Reasonable Accommodation process can be found HERE.

Teaching Students Who Are Hard of Hearing 

Campus Guide for Classroom Instructors on Responding to Disruptions in the Classroom

University of Washington's Faculty Resources - Resources to help you create a classroom environment that maximizes the learning of all students, regardless of disability, can be found on your campus, on the World Wide Web, in publications, and through professional organizations. 

The Things You Can't See: Hidden Disabilities - A Stony Brook Production starring faculty and created by DSS with the assistance of the Presidents ADA Committee and Audio/Visual Services.


Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in all forms, including sexual violence and/or harassment.
Contact Marjolie Leonard, Director for Title IX and Risk Management, Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action, 201 Administration Building,
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0251, (p) 631.632.6280.
See for more information and/or to report an incident.