To declare a disability, a student must provide relevant documentation of the disability and list accommodations requested. Common accommodations include: permission to tape record lectures, extended time on quizzes and exams, quiet testing, use of a note taker in class.

Request for housing accommodations must be received by February 1st for returning students and June 1st for new students.

  1. Complete the the appropriate request form:

  2. After you have completed the form, please send related documentation to:
    Tania McDuffie
    Assistant Dean of Academic Support and Accommodations 
    Converse College
    580 E. Main St.
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    disability.services@converse.edu
  3. If you have not received an email within one week of completing this form please schedule an intake appointment with the Assistant Dean of Academic Support and Accommodations 
  4. You will then receive a CAP card for Academic Accommodations (Certified Accommodation Plan) which will list your accommodations.
  5. Meet with Assistant Dean of Academic Support and Accommodations to learn how to use your CAP card and how your accommodations plan will be handled with each professor

While every effort will be made to complete your evaluation quickly, we ask that you allow a minimum of 30 days to complete the process.