CLASS Program

CLASS Program

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CLASS Mission Statement

To assist academically qualified students with disabilities to reach their individual potential, to promote their independence, and to ensure their access to the educational experience at Augsburg College.


The CLASS staff includes Disability Specialists, an Accommodations Assistant, and an Administrative Assistant, all experienced in serving students with disabilities. CLASS also employs many student workers, some of whom receive CLASS support.

CLASS services

Disability Specialists provide:

Determination of appropriate accommodations
Individual support
Instruction in learning strategies and compensatory techniques
Help with time management and organizational skills
Academic advising.
Housing Assistance

Accommodations may include:

Scanned exams
Extended time exams
Readers for exams
Scribes for exams
Notetakers in class
Recorded or electronic textbooks
Access to assistive technology (such as speech recognition software and screen reading software)
adaptive PE courses
sign language interpreters