Students can now apply online with Adaptive Educational Services! Simply point your browser to the Accommodation Request form to securely submit your information. Be prepared to upload your medical documentation securely if you have it. If have none or if your documentation will come from your medical provider, you can upload any other relevant documents. You will receive a standard email response initially and within a few business days, our customer service coordinator will reach out with next steps.
The last step is the intake appointment which will likely take no more than 30 minutes. It will take place in-person, via phone, or via Zoom. You will have an opportunity to discuss how your disability affects your academic experience. You and AES staff will also talk about which accommodation(s) would be most appropriate for you.
Please contact our office if you have any questions.
Confidentiality of Records
For many students an important consideration before providing information on their disabilities is whether that information will be kept confidential. The answer is yes. IUPUI and all other public institutions of higher education are bound by FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) regarding the privacy of student records. Even parents may be excluded from access to students' records, depending on the age and financial relation of the individuals as defined by the IRS.
Furthermore, AES records are kept separately from students' academic records, so while the latter can be circulated for academic reasons both inside and outside the university, AES' records may not. Furthermore, when faculty or schools at IUPUI contact AES regarding accommodations or waivers, AES only releases the functional limitations of the students, not their documentation, their specific disability, or other AES records. Students may sign a FERPA Consent to Release Information waiver, requesting AES to release specific information to specific individuals. No services or accommodations depend on the release of such information.