Disability Support Office

Academic Services

  • Assessment of Needs
    At the beginning of every semester, special needs of the student due to the disability is assessed considering the student’s academic program. An appropriate support program, including academic and physical arrangements, is planned and implemented throughout the semester.
  • Course Selection and Registration
    Support is provided for the student in the course selection and registration process in cooperation with Registrar’s Office and the student’s Advisor.
  • Informing Lecturers
    Upon the student’s request, the student’s lecturers are informed of the disability, its effects, and the related support program, to provide the necessary academic and social support in cooperation with the lecturers.

1. Course Arrangements

  • A peer assistant is assigned to support the student in following the courses and doing the coursework.
  • The student is provided with course materials in forms (vocal or electronic) other than printed when necessary. 
  • Upon the student’s request, lecturers’ course presentations are delivered to the student prior to the classes to provide convenience.

2. Exam Arrangements

  • Giving extra time to the student in the exam when necessary
  • Holding the exam in a separate place for the student when necessary
  • Assigning exam supervisor, reader or writer for the student as required 
  • Alternative assessment methods