Contact the Wellness Center

First floor, Wegmans School of Nursing building

Phone: (585) 385-8280
Fax: (585) 385-8299

Non-Academic (Medical) Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Process to Request Disability Accommodations

For a complete description of how to request accommodations, please refer to Requesting Accommodations on the Office of Academic Affairs website. Information regarding the required supporting documentation needed for non-academic (medical requests) is described below. For academically related requests, please view Providing Supporting Documentation - Academic Requests.

Supporting Documentation: Non-Academic (Medical) Requests

  1. Complete and return the Disability Service Request and Release of Confidential Information Form [pdf] to the Coordinator of Disability Services in the Office of Academic Affairs.
    Mailing Address:
    Coordinator of Disability Service
    Office of Academic Affairs
    St. John Fisher College
    3690 East Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14618
  2. Download the appropriate disability verification form to be completed by the treating medical or mental health provider.*
    • Medical Disability Verification Form [pdf]*
    • Mental Health Disability Verification Form [pdf]* (use for Anxiety, ADHD, Mood and Personality disorders)
      *Disability verification forms cannot be completed by a relative or friend of the student or his/her family requesting the accommodation. Contact the Wellness Center at (585) 385-8280 if you are unsure which form to download.
      Please Note: Clinicians may make recommendations for accommodations however, documentation must make explicit connections between functional limitations and recommended accommodations.
  3. Complete the Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Private Health Information Form [pdf].
  4. Return the Disability Verification (Medical or Mental Health) and Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Private Health Information forms (from above) to the Wellness Center:
    Mailing Address:
    Wellness Center
    St. John Fisher College
    3690 East Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14618
    Fax: 585-385-8299
  5. When the documentation is received by the Wellness Center, the student will receive email notification.
  6. Once completed information is received, the Student Disability Review Committee will review the request. After a decision is determined, a letter or email will be sent to the student outlining what non-academic accommodation(s) (if any) will be made.

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