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Calculator Usage

Eligible students with disabilities will be provided an equal opportunity to learn with the educational support and use of auxiliary aid of a four function basic calculator in developmental math courses for in-class work and/or on exams.

Procedure for requesting calculator usage:

  1. Student must request this accommodation to the Office of Disability Services
  2. Student must provide current†documentation†to the Office of Disability Services to support the need for this particular accommodation. The documentation must state specifically the processing disorder relative to mathematics learning.
  3. After review of the studentís request for this accommodation and supporting documentation, if determined reasonable, the student will be provided with a letter to provide to the instructor of the developmental math class
  4. For students requiring calculator usage during exams, student must schedule exams with the Office of Disability Services at least one week in advance, completing the Exam Administration form (available in the FIT-ABLE office), including calculator usage on the form, along with any other reasonable accommodation for exam administration.
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