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Academic accommodations may include the following:

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These accommodations are considered on an individual basis determined on the clinical information and by an interactive dialog with the student who has a disability. 

If needed, written descriptions of specific accommodations may be sent to instructors or requested by students. With students' permission, clinical information regarding the disability may also be shared with instructors to help in providing better services. A release of information form must be filled out by the student.

Department of Academic Learning Services

All students, regardless of disability issues, are encouraged to take advantage of the services offered through the Academic Learning Department located in the McKay Library on the 3rd floor, East wing. Elevator access is provided

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The Reading center

Click on the image or the text to go to the reading center website. The Reading Center provides helpful assistance to anyone who would like reading help. The Reading Center also provides text reading software that can be used in the center. For more information about software options please visit our Assistive Technology web page

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The Writing center

Click on the image or the text to go to the Writing Center website. The Writing Center provides helpful tools and assistance to anyone who wants help reviewing writing assignments.

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The Math Study Center

Click on the image or the text to go to the Math Study Center website. This center provides helpful tools and assistance to anyone who wants specific help with their math assignments. You can also sign up for a tutor if needed.

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The Study Skills Center

Click on the image or the text to go to the Study Skills website. This website, has creative and helpful ideas on how to study more effectively. You will enjoy your visit.


These services are provided at no extra cost to the student. It is the student's responsibility to contact the centers and make arrangements for services. Information can be found on the BYU-Idaho home page by following the prompts under "Students," then "Services," to "Academic Learning." A person may also call the Department at (208) 496-4271.  

See also "Adaptive Service Adventure Program" (ASAP)

Personal Assistance

Services such as a personal attendant, help with activities of daily living (ADL's), transportation to campus, or transportation on campus, etc., are classified as "Personal Services," and not provided by the university. Referral to appropriate agencies and resources is available through the Disability Services Office.