Disability Services

The Disability Services Office focuses on each student's abilities and looks to foster opportunities for growth. 

It is the policy of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. Kendall College will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the student to make their disability status and subsequent need for an accommodation known to the Disability Office.

Who has a Disability?

According to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (section 504) and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 a person with a disability is anyone who:

  • Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities
  • Has a history of such an impairment
  • Is regarded as having such an impairment

A qualified individual with a disability is one who meets the essential functions or requirements of a program with or without reasonable accommodations.

Request for Accommodation

Students who wish to request accommodations or auxiliary aids may do so by following a few simple steps.

Required Documentation

A student who believes that he/she is eligible for services as a student with a disability must provide documentation that he/she meets the eligibility requirements as defined by the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Disclosure of a Disability

Kendall College of Art and Design does not discriminate against students with disabilities in its admission process.

Test Proctoring

Policies and procedures for testing accommodations

Accessibility at KCAD

Electronic information technology accessibility goals, resources and contacts.

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