Classroom Ergonomic Furniture Accommodation Guide

For some students registered with Accessible Learning Services, classroom ergonomic furniture is required which may include ergonomic seating, and adjustable height desks. The student’s Accommodation Letter will indicate the type of furniture required.

Student Role

  • Provide Accessible Learning Services with a list of classroom locations
  • Locate the furniture within the classroom. Ergonomic chairs and adjustable desks are most often placed at the front of the classroom
  • Identify the furniture accommodation need to professor/instructor through submitting the Accommodation Letter. NOTE: Students are encouraged to introduce themselves to the professor/instructor at the start of each semester to review all accommodations
  • Notify Accessible Learning Services if furniture is delayed, removed, is missing, or is damaged during a semester

Accessible Learning Services Role

  • Contact Mohawk College Facilities Department to request that the furniture be delivered to the required classrooms
  • Specify the type of furniture that is required, and the location required within the classroom
  • Connect with students to plan for ongoing use of the ergonomic furniture accommodation

Professor/Instructor Role

  • Review the student’s Accommodation Letter and note the ergonomic furniture accommodation
  • Assist with ensuring that the student with the accommodation need has access to the furniture. NOTE: Ergonomic furniture is often placed at the front of the class, with a reserved sign
  • Notify Accessible Learning Services if furniture is delayed, removed, is missing, or is damaged during a semester

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Have Questions? Need Assistance? Want to Book an Appointment?
We are here to help. Contact Accessible Learning Services by email at als [at] mohawkcollege.ca or by phone at (905) 575-2122.