Syllabus Statement

Faculty members are encouraged to include the following statement in the course syllabus and to ensure that students are aware of the statement as they review the syllabus. This approach indicates the willingness of the faculty member to assist students with disabilities who might require accommodations.  

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

It is the policy and practice of the University of Maryland, Baltimore to create inclusive learning environments.  If you are a student with a disability and believe you will need accommodations for this class, it is your responsibility to register with the Office of Educational Support and Disability Services (ESDS).  For more information, please visit the ESDS website ( or call 410-706-5889.

To avoid any delay in the receipt of accommodations, students should contact ESDS as soon as possible. Please note that accommodations are not retroactive and that disability accommodations are not provided until an accommodation letter has been processed.

Any students registered with ESDS are welcome to contact me as soon as possible for assistance in developing a plan to address your needs and to coordinate the approved accommodations for this course.