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Accommodation Policy for Students with Disabilities - Information About Notetakers

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Who are notetakers?

Notetakers are students who have volunteered to share their class notes. The notetaker is provided with two options which can be used to take notes.

What is my responsibility in obtaining notetakers?

If you qualify for notetakers please follow these directions:

Where will I receive my notes?

Once you have filled out the requisite form and a Notetaker has been found, your notes will be available in a class conference that will be added to your FirstClass Desktop.

Course conference naming:

Please, notify our Records Tech if you have received a message identifying that you have a note taker for a class but you have not seen:

Expectation of students receiving notes:

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Disability Support Services
121 East Annex, Orono, ME 04469-5725
Phone: 207.581.2319
TTY: 207.581.2325 | Fax: 207.581.9420E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469