The University uses the definition of disability set forth in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which states that a disabled person is anyone who:
- Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities.
- Has record of such impairment
- Is regarded as having such impairment
In order to receive accommodations, the student must meet the following criteria:
- Have documented disability (documentation must be supplied) that presents a significant barrier to the educational process
- Request services from a faculty member or the University’s professional staff counselor
Students are required to provide the professional staff counselor with medical or psychological documentation in order to receive accommodations. All medical information remains confidential and is only released to other University personnel with the student’s written permission.
EC-Council University encourages diversity within its student body and strives to provide its students with a secure and safe environment conducive to learning. The student’s rights consist of the following but are not limited to:
- Students will have the web course materials they need to complete assignments and to participate in group or class sessions. This support may be achieved with any one of the following: courier, overnight delivery (FedEx, UPS, and Express Mail), priority mail, electronic file transfer, and fax. With a long lead time, regular mail service may be an alternative.
- EC-Council University ensures that all students will be treated equally.
- EC-Council University will make available the necessary services for required proctored examinations, however the cost of these services will be borne by the student.