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The Institute recognizes and supports the standards set forth in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, which are designed to eliminate discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. The Institute is committed to making reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities as required by law.

Service Dogs on Campus

Any student who requires a service dog must register the dog with the Office of Student Services. This would include official documentation confirming the reason for the service dog and documentation confirming that the dog is properly certified as a service dog. This information can be sent directly to Associate Dean of Student Service Ashley Arrocha.

Requesting Disability Accommodations

The Institute is committed to providing equal and integrated access for individuals with disabilities to all of the academic, social, and cultural programs that are offered on campus. Any student who requires reasonable accommodations for a disability based on the appropriate documentation must apply for those services through the Office of Student Services.

Application Requirements

  • Supporting documentation must be issued by a qualified, licensed professional (e.g., physician, diagnostician).

  • Documentation must be printed on letterhead, signed, and dated by a qualified, licensed professional.

  • Students must submit the application and supporting documentation before they can receive any accommodations.

  • Documentation, written or typed, in a language other than English must be translated and notarized.

  • Students must submit applications and supporting documents to the Office of Student Services no later than three weeks before accommodation(s) can begin.

The application is simple; please follow the instructions to make sure that you get the accommodations you need to succeed at the Middlebury Institute.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Services.