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COVID-19: Fall 2020 plans and student resources ›

Franklin Groves Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS)

COVID-19 RESPONSE: MODIFIED OPERATIONS – Fall 2020

Appointments and In-Person Staffing

  • CLASS staff are hosting virtual appointments through Zoom. Limited staff will be available for on-campus needs in the Groves Lab, Lindell 216, (behind the Gage Desk near the windows on the north side of the building). If you are there in person, please follow directions on posted signage to keep you and our staff safe.

Requesting Accommodations

  • To request accommodations as a new student or a returning student, follow the links on the left-hand side of the page.

Testing Procedures

  • To view our update testing procedures for Fall 2020 visit our Exam Scheduling page for more information.

Augsburg’s COVID-19 Planning

CLASS Resources for Distance Learning:

Please review the following resources from the CLASS Office related to strategies and tips for students working from home and how to create a distraction-free testing environment at home. These resources are available in both a PDF and a Word format:

Mission Statement

CLASS promotes access and inclusion for students with disabilities by partnering with the campus community to provide accommodations, resources, and education.

CLASS Staff

The CLASS staff includes a Director, Disability Specialists, and an Assistive Technology & Accommodations Specialist, all experienced in serving students with disabilities. CLASS also employs many student workers, some of whom receive CLASS support.

CLASS services

If you have ADHD, a mental health disability, a learning disability, a physical/sensory impairment, a chronic health condition, are on the autism spectrum, or have another disability, the CLASS office can  provide you with reasonable accommodations and support.

Disability Specialists provide:

  • Determination of appropriate accommodations
  • Individual support
  • Instruction in learning strategies
  • Help with time management and organizational skills
  • Assistance with course selection

Accommodations may include:

  • Alternative testing (extended time, limited distraction)
  • Assistive technology
  • Alternative format textbooks and course materials
  • Notetaking support
  • Housing accommodations
  • Classroom accommodations

Some examples of disabilities:

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Head Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Physical Disabilities and Systemic Illnesses
  • Deafness/Hearing Impairment
  • Blindness/Low Vision
  • Disabilities that are sporadic or degenerative in nature
  • Temporary conditions