Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Summary of Rights and Responsibilities

  1. Students with documented disabilities at MCC have the right to:
    Equal access to courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities offered through the College;
    An equal opportunity to learn and receive reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services;
    Appropriate confidentiality of all information regarding their disability and the opportunity to choose to whom, outside of the College, information about their disability will be disclosed, except as disclosures are required or permitted by law;
    Information will be reasonably available in accessible formats.

    Students with documented disabilities at MCC have the responsibility to:
    Meet qualifications and maintain essential institutional standards for courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities;
    Identify as an individual with a disability when an accommodation is needed and to seek information, counsel, and assistance as necessary;
    Demonstrate and/or document (from an appropriate professional) how the disability limits their participation in courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities;
    Follow published procedures for obtaining reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services.
  2.  Rights and Responsibilities of MCC
    MCC has the right to:
    Identify and establish essential functions, abilities, skills, knowledge, and standards for courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities;
    Request and receive, through the Special Populations Office, current documentation that supports requests for accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services;
    Deny a request for accommodations, academic adjustment, and/or auxiliary aids and services if the documentation demonstrates that the request is not warranted or if the individual fails to provide appropriate documentation;
    Select among equally effective accommodations, adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services;
    Refuse an unreasonable accommodation, adjustment, and/or auxiliary aid and service that impose a fundamental alteration in a program or activity of the College.