Information for Students with Disabilities

The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) works with students to provide support they may need to have a rewarding and successful experience at Scranton. The CTLE is home to the University’s ADA Committee which determines whether a student is eligible for services and, if so, coordinates appropriate accommodations based on documentation provided by the student and other relevant professionals. We are fully committed to offering our students with disabilities access to programs, facilities and services on an equal opportunity basis.

With respect to privacy and confidentiality, CTLE reviews and maintains disability-related documentation and information in the most safe, secure, and effective way possible, by employing a widely-used software product called Accommodate by Symplicity.  Disclosures of specific health/learning issues to the CTLE will be held confidential and will not appear on a student’s college record.

We encourage new and returning students to log into their Accommodate account to submit and/or review their documentation.

Welcome New Students!

It is the responsibility of the student to initiate the ADA interactive process by contacting and meeting with a CTLE staff member at the beginning of each semester, or when otherwise appropriate. Students interested in more information about requesting reasonable accommodations are encouraged to start the conversation by emailing disabilityservices@scranton.edu or calling 570–941–4038 to make an appointment. The CTLE is located in the Loyola Science Center, 5th floor.

For more information about academic and non-academic accommodations, please visit

We are looking forward to working with you!

For Current Students with Accommodations

If you have been granted academic accommodations, you will be sent an email at the beginning of each semester reminding you to access Accommodate and complete your new Semester Request.  By doing so, you will indicate what accommodations you intend to use for the upcoming semester or deselect classes for specific accommodations.  Follow the steps outlined in this guide to submit a new Semester Request.

If your accommodation(s) needs to be adjusted, please send updated documentation through Accommodate for review by the ADA Committee. Follow the steps outlined in this guide to submit updated documentation.

If you have any questions about accommodations at Scranton based on a disability or temporary impairment, feel free to visit the links below. If you have any questions, please send them to disabilityservices@scranton.edu.

You must take the initiative! This site is a valuable resource; however, it is not a substitution for a personal meeting with a CTLE staff member.

Last Modified: July 19, 2021