Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Contact us 
Email: sas@rwu.edu             Phone: 401-254-3841               Location: University Library, 1st Floor, Bristol Campus  (During the COVID-19 crisis, we are working remotely and are fully operational)

Welcome To Roger Williams University! And welcome to Student Accessibility Services.   We call ourselves "SAS."

SAS works with students, faculty and administrators at RWU to ensure learning and living inclusiveness in all aspects of the student's experience.  We take care to promote equal opportunity for our students and we support our students toward their achievement of academic success and degree completion.   Students with documented disabilities who use the support services available to them are more likely to navigate a complex university, and are more likely to be academically successful.  This is true no matter which university or college a student attends.

Please contact us.  We care about you and are here to support your success.  

To request services and accommodations please scroll to the end of the page.

 

 

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Meet CaraMia

A Psychology Major with minors in Music and Spanish, she is also a SAS Student Assistant and a student ambassador at many events
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Documentation Guidelines

Learn what documentation is needed to help us determine your eligibility for accommodations at Roger Williams University.

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General Procedures

At the RWU-SAS ClockWork Portal, new SAS students can complete an intake form and current SAS  students can self-register for accommodations each semester.  Please check this page for specific instructions and procedures on a variety of topics. 

GO TO THE RWU-SAS ClockWork Student Portal  TO:

Register for Accommodations Every Semester on the Self Registration button

Test Booking Center:  Current SAS Students who have approved test or exam accommodations can schedule their accommodated exams.

Adapted or Alternative Textbooks:  students eligible for this accommodation will be able to download alternative materials at the student portal.

Class Notes:  Students who are eligible to receive notes from a peer notetaker may access their notes on the student portal.

Service Providers such as Peer Notetakers: register here to become a notetaker.

Other accommodations such as Residential Life and Housing Accommodations or Priority Registration are requested through Student Registration on the RWU-SAS Clockwork Student Portal above.


 

 

If you are an accepted incoming student, or if you just have never used Accessibility Services before, you can use your RWU log-in credentials  to complete your intake with SAS.   (Newly accepted students receive log-in credentials upon making their tuition deposit).

The Intake process: 

  • lets us know that you wish to use our services and supports
  • provides you the opportunity to upload your medical documentation or verification of disability
  • gives you the opportunity to confidentially provide us with your detailed personal statement 
  • provides us with some insight about how to help you be successful in your journey to an RWU graduation.

Before you enter the form, please gather your medical information and verification of disability.  You can view our Documentation Guidelines for types of documentation we will need, and for the types of providers who can prepare quality documentation for the condition or disability you identify.  On that page, you will find Elements of Quality Documentation, Preferred Providers of Documentation, and a Form for Verification of Disability

When you have your documentation ready for up-load, please go to the RWU-SAS Portal and complete your Intake questionnaire.  You will be able to upload a PDF copy of your documentation on that form.   

If you do not yet have all your documentation, you can still fill out the Intake form.  Later, you can scan and email a PDF copy of your documentation to sas@rwu.edu.   You can also bring a paper copy of your information to the office and we can scan it for you.

On a case-by-case basis, we sometimes are able to provide PROVISIONAL supports for a limited time while you are gathering your documentation.   Please contact us by phone or in person with any questions or concerns you may have.  We are happy to speak with you!