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Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodations

Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodations

Fontbonne University offers academic accommodations to students with documented physical, visual, hearing, learning or psychiatric disabilities. Any Fontbonne student is eligible for special services or academic accommodations if:

  1. The student self-identifies that they have a disability “as defined by the ADA, ADAAA, and Section 504” and requires academic accommodations based on their medical documentation;
  2. The student must provide appropriate and verifiable documentation of the disability and need for specific academic accommodations; documentation must be current and no more than 5 years old, (e.g. IEP, 504 Plan, evaluation report, medical/letter or additional documentation); and
  3. The student must provide notification of academic accommodation needs in a suitable time. For more information regarding academic accommodations, schedule an appointment with the Director of the Kinkel Center, Academic Support and Accommodations, via email or office number, 314-719-3627.

In alignment with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), students of high risk to COVID, due to underlying conditions high risk conditions as outlined by the CDC, may be eligible for academic accommodations as a temporary condition. Students with high risk conditions must provide appropriate and verifiable documentation in a suitable time. Students are encouraged to register with the Director of the Kinkel Center, Academic Support and Accommodations for temporary academic accommodations. For more information regarding temporary academic accommodations, schedule an appointment with the Director of the Kinkel Center, Academic Support and Accommodations, via email at or phone at 314-719-3627. 

For requests or inquiries regarding other accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, or modifications of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity, or the existence and location of services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, please schedule an appointment with the Director of the Kinkel Center, Academic Support and Accommodations, at 314-719-3627 or

Additionally, Fontbonne University strives to maintain a website that complies with ADA accessibility requirements. If you have accessibility related concerns, please contact 314-719-3627 or and we will happily work to address.

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