Academic Accommodations Committee
After receiving and reviewing all requests for accommodations, the Academic Accommodations Committee (AAC) designs, implements and monitors individual accommodation plans for students with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The AAC is comprised of faculty or staff representatives from the three schools, the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, the UMMS Learning Specialist and a representative from Graduate Medical Education. Other specialists are called in The AAC is chaired by Dr. Hines and staffed by Michael Baker. Students requesting accommodations will receive responses to their requests in writing.
Students have the right to appeal a decision made by the AAC. The appeal must be made in writing.