Rights

Instructor rights:

  • Maintain academic standards for courses
  • Determine course content and how it will be taught
  • Confirm a student's request for accommodations and ask for clarification about a specific accommodation with CAL
  • Deny a request for accommodation - if the student has not been approved for such accommodation
  • Award grades appropriate to the level of the student's demonstration of mastery of material
  • Fail a student who does not perform to passing standards

Instructors do not have the right to:

  • Refuse to provide an approved accommodation for a documented disability
  • Challenge the legitimacy of a student's disability
  • Review a student's documentation, including diagnostic data