Santa Clara University

DisabilitiesResource

Psychological Disorder

  • Documentation must be within four years to be valid.
  • Documentation must be done by a qualified professional on letterhead, with the name, address and phone number of the professional that is issuing the report.
  • Documentation must include a statement of impact and/or functional limitations on student’s academic performance and/or college life in general.
  • Documentation must include a statement of any recommendations/strategies that would benefit the student and a rationale for these recommendations. It should also describe any previously approved services or accommodations the student has received.
  • Note last contact with student or statement of continuing contact.
  • Give specific diagnosis with corresponding DSM-IV or DSM-Vcode.
  • Note current medications (and dosage frequency) with possible side effects.