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  • Request an Interpreter

    Interpreting Services
    Sign Language Interpreters will be provided to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HOH) students who request and demonstrate a need for interpreter services and the ability to benefit for such service. Students receiving interpreting services must be registered with MSUM Accessibility Resources (AR).

    Priority of Services
    Requests from students will be covered according to the following priorities:

    1. Classroom lectures
    2. Classroom labs
    3. Class required activities
    4. Student/instructor meetings
    5. Associated student sponsored activities
    6. Approved campus activities

    Special requests for services i.e. those not listed on your class schedule should be made as soon as possible, preferably 72 hours in advance.

    Interpreter No Shows
    If an interpreter does not show for a scheduled assignment, the student should notify AR as soon as possible.

    Student No Shows
    Students should notify AR 24 hours in advance, when possible, if they will not be attending class.

    Should a student not show up for class; the interpreter will wait five minutes for each half-hour the class is scheduled to run.

    Cancellation of Services
    After a student is absent from class for three class sessions in a row, without notifying AR, services for that student may be suspended. In order to reinstate interpreter services, the student must meet with the Director of Accessibility Resources. If the student continues to be absent without notification, service may be discontinued.

    Procedures for Requesting Interpreter Services
    Interpreter requests, for additional interpreting outside of regularly scheduled classes and labs, should be made 72 hours in advance via the Service Request Form below. Last minute and emergency requests will be filled if at all possible. However, there may be occasions when this is not possible because the needs of students in classrooms are our number 1 priority.

    Service Request Form

    For additional support outside of regularly scheduled services.

    All official University business will be conducted via email accounts. It is essential that you access, read and use your account. 

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    If you are unable to complete this form due to your disability, please contact Greg Toutges, Director of Accessibility Resources at 477.4318 and assistance will be arranged.

    Please allow time for your submission to process after you click "Submit Form". This will prevent multiple submission from being made.