Advising for International Students

Recently Admitted and Continuing International Students

This page was designed to help international students who have already been admitted to Evergreen understand what things to do before arriving at Evergreen, and provide basic logistic information to get started. If you wish to apply for admission to study at Evergreen, please go to the Admissions Office website for International Students.

Eligibility Requirements for Vision Disabilities

Information from the Washington Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability Documentation Position Paper on Vision Disabilities.

Your Rights

You have the right to services and reasonable accommodations providing you meet the basic requirements to perform the activities of the program, that is, you are "otherwise qualified" to be an Evergreen student.

Available Services

Depending on the nature of your disability and how it impacts your educational experience, services and accommodations, provided on an individually determined basis, may include:

Your Responsibilities

Make an appointment with the Director of Access Services:

  • Identify yourself as a qualified student with a documented disability
  • Present formal written documentation of your disability
  • Request reasonable accommodations at The Evergreen State College
  • Request services early
  • Meet and maintain academic standards

Eligibility Requirements for Psychiatric Disabilities

Information from the Washington Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability Documentation Position Paper on Psychiatric Disabilities.

Eligibility Requirements for Learning Disabilities

Information from the Washington Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability Documentation Position Paper on Learning Disabilities.

Access Services for Students with Disabilities

In accordance with federal and state law, it is the policy of The Evergreen State College that..."no otherwise qualified person with a disability shall, solely on the basis of that disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination by any College program or activity."

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