Disabilities, Services for Students with

The Harvard School of Public Health HSPH) is dedicated to providing students with appropriate support and services to ensure that they have an accessible and welcoming learning environment. HSPH services for students with disabilities, located in the Office for Student Affairs, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended in 2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in providing services to students with disabilities.

HSPH determines reasonable accommodations on an individual, case-by-case basis. Students are required to submit current clinical documentation by an appropriate medical care professional and must include the student’s name, a diagnosis, and detail the functional limitations caused by the diagnosis. This documentation should also outline the treating medical professional’s recommended accommodations. Additional documentation may be requested as needed. Please note that obtaining documentation from a medical professional can take time and, therefore, students should plan accordingly. Last-minute submission of documentation may result in delays in accommodations.

Please note that the Harvard School of Public Health works to maintain privacy; however, information on functional limitations and accommodations may be shared internally on a need-to-know basis. This material is released to a third party consistent with state and federal law.

Please contact Andy Eisenmann, Director for Student Affairs, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge G-20, Boston, MA 02115, at aeisenma@hsph.harvard.edu, or 617-432-1542 for further information and/or to request accommodations and begin the process of attaining them.

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