Your Banacos Toolkit: Explore the Forms, Documents, and Manuals for a Smooth Journey at Westfield State University
Banacos- TRiO Consent to Release Information to TRiO Support Services
Grant permission for advisors in Banacos and TRiO to coordinate services with this form.
Condition Verification Form
This form should be given, along with the documentation guidelines, to an appropriate medical or mental health practitioner. This form is designed to substantiate the existence of a physical, medical or mental health condition, its duration, functional limitations, and recommendations for reasonable accommodations
Consent to Release Information
This form is for students receiving services from a Banacos program to give permission for Banacos staff to share information and records with specified persons. This form must be filled out and submitted to a Banacos advisor to take effect. This form must be used to revoke that consent, as well.
Disabilities Notification Form
This online form is for new students to disclose that they have a disability. A Banacos advisor will reach out to you to tell you more about our services.
Disability Services Manual
This guide is for students to have a comprehensive understanding of the services offered by Disability Services and how to access these services. The guide includes tips for organizing work, talking with professors and studying among other useful tips.
Disability Services Registration Form
This document is for students and practitioners to follow when writing documentation in support of students’ requests for reasonable accommodations.
Electronic Text Request
This request form is for students to submit when requesting electronic texts. Please submit this document when you register for courses at least four business weeks prior to the first day of class to have texts prepared in a timely manner.
Emergency Evacuation Assistance Online Form
This online form is for students and guests who may require assistance exiting a building during an emergency.
Exam Time Reservation Online Form
This online form is for students with approved reasonable accommodations, this form allows you to reserve your exam time at the Banacos Academic Center and communicate your chosen accommodations. Ensure a smooth process for every exam or quiz by submitting this form for every exam or quiz you plan to take at the Center.
Extended Time on Assignments Agreement
This agreement is for students and instructors to use to help to determine and document a reasonable and individualized approach to providing extended time on assignments.
Faculty Recording a Class and Reasonable Accommodations Regarding Recording a Class (Photo, Audio or Video)
Guide to Creating Access: Accommodating and Teaching Students With Disabilities
This guide is for faculty and staff to have a comprehensive understanding of the rights, responsibilities and processed involved in accommodating students with disabilities in addition to suggestions for teaching techniques.
Learning Disabilities Program Manual
This manual is for students to have a comprehensive understanding of the services offered by the Learning Disabilities Program and how to access these services. The guide includes tips for organizing work, talking with professors and studying among other useful tips.
Note Taking Services Request Form
Photographing or Recording Lectures Agreement
This agreement is for faculty and students to use when a class is to be recorded by the faculty or student. The agreement must be maintained by both the faculty and student. If the student is approved for recording as a reasonable accommodation, the agreement must be sent to the student's Banacos advisor as well.
Reasonable Accommodations Request for Disability Services
This form is for students to use to request reasonable accommodations. This form must be submitted by the student to their Banacos advisor every semester.
Service and Support Animal Handler CDC Guidelines
Handler guidelines during COVID-19 by the Center for Disease Control.
Support Animals in the Residence Halls, Handler Guidelines
Students approved to have an accommodation of a support animal must follow these guidelines.