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Permission to use a page of notes on exams as a memory aid 

The parameters of this page of notes are a standard 8 1/2" by 11" dimension with the student placing notes as memory aids on both the front and back of this page. 

The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act guidelines for testing accommodations are as follows: 

Testing entities must ensure that the test scores of individuals with disabilities accurately reflect the individual’s aptitude or achievement level or whatever skill the exam or test is intended to measure. A testing entity must administer its exam so that it accurately reflects an individual’s aptitude, achievement level, or the skill that the exam purports to measure, rather than the individual’s impairment (except where the impaired skill is one the exam purports to measure). 

Therefore, while the use of notes can be acceptable, information contained shall not fundamentally alter the course or what is being measured. 

Student's responsibility:

Please provide your completed page of notes to your professor two days prior to the exam for review. 

Professor's responsibility:

Please review content of note-card and/or remove information that may fundamentally alter the course or what is being measured. Then, send the approved card with the exam to the proctor. 

Contact Information

Disability Services
Division of Student Affairs

Pocatello:

Rendezvous Complex, Room 125
921 South 8th Avenue
Stop 8121
Phone: 208-282-3599
Fax: 208-282-4617
VP for ASL: 208-417-0620
Pocatello, ID 83209-8121
disabilityservices@health.isu.edu 
disabilityservices@isu.edu

Other ISU Campuses:

Meridian, Idaho Falls, & Twin Falls

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.