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Guide at the time of admission
At the beginning of April, the new students with disabilities and their families, each educational organization and the related faculties, staff of the center that relate to general course work come together with OSD staffs and faculties to provide guidance every year at the time of admission to the University.
- General guidance
- Explaining the outlines of the support for students with disabilities at University of Tsukuba
- Facts concerning registration for general courses (foreign language, sport and physical education and information technology)
- Support at the admission ceremony
- Introducing the members of the educational organizations
- Participant self-introduction
- Assessing the individual needs and support components
- Individual consultation
- Individual consultation on the process of registration for the general courses
- Individual consultation with the support team and specialist faculties of OSD
- Assessing the required adjustments while taking classes, such as request for prior distribution of reading materials for visually impaired students and adjustments regarding wheelchair users
*When entrance into the University of Tsukuba is determined earlier for students via recommendation, prior individual consultation of support provisions and discussion regarding the necessary adjustments are also available.
*In the case of graduate students, the academic supervisor will take the lead and correspond individually, however if there are some difficulties (such as there is no prior familiarity with such type of disability), OSD will correspond and offer support according to the type and the degree of disability.
Support at the time of admission
At the guidance during admission to the University, and after being informed of the individual’s needs, the following types of support are offered.
(1) Support at the admission ceremony
- Seat arrangement
- Mobility support
- Speech-to-text transcription support
(2) Support at orientation
- Access to information support for visually and hearing impaired students.
- Mobility support for students with physical disabilities.
- Extra time
- Adjustments in taking examinations.
- Exemption from listening exams.