Accommodations for Students Medical Physical Conditions
This page addresses accommodations for students that will or currently reside in University Apartments.
Conditions that may qualify for accommodations include: disabilities, chronic medical conditions, or psychological conditions that inhibit a student's ability to live in certain residence halls. Documentation must be submitted for a student if living in any of our housing facilities would cause challenges for the student due to their condition.
Housing works with students who meet the following criteria:
- The student has documented disability, chronic medical condition, or psychological condition.
A licensed medical or psychological professional must verify the student’s condition. (May not be a family friend or relative of the student.)
Student should download and provide Verification of Medical/Physical Condition information sheet to their physician.
Physician or student should mail documentation specified in Verification of Medical/Physical Condition information sheet to the attention of the Director of Environmental Services and Housing Facilities Management at UNA Box 5037, Florence, AL 35632.
Documentation will be reviewed by Director of Environmental Services and Housing Facilities Management within 2-3 weeks of receipt and the Director of Environmental Services and Housing Facilities Management will be in contact.
- All information will be reviewed by staff from the University of North Alabama Health Services. Staff from Disability Support Services may be consulted.
- Documentation will be kept confidential and shared with other university staff on a need to know basis only
Timeline - Receipt of documentation within a reasonable timeframe of hall opening should be strictly adhered to. These timeframes are:
- Summer Term I – April 1
- Summer Term II – May 1
- Fall – May 1
- Spring – November 15
Failure to meet the timeframes noted above significantly decreases our chances of being able to provide accommodation