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Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School

Tip Sheet - English and Spanish Versions

By: Amanda Costa


This tip sheet is for college students having trouble with school due to mental health. Schools are obligated to provide extra supports and services to help students succeed called accommodations. Topics covered include what accommodations can be asked for, how to get accommodations, and confidentiality.

Originally published as: Transitions RTC Tip Sheet 2, 2011.

A Spanish translation of this publication is available to download below.

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En español: Obtener adaptaciones en la universidad.pdf →
Spanish translation

 Young adult approved tip sheet

Subject Area

Education and Training, Transition Age Youth (TAY)


Spanish, Accommodations, College

Suggested Citation

Costa A. Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2012;8(16):1066. Retrieved from