A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA TO OFFER A DISABILITIES SERVICES PROGRAM AND INDIVIDUAL HIGHER EDUCATION PLANS TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
Amends GS 115D-5 (concerning community colleges) and GS 116-11 (concerning UNC Board of Governors) to require community colleges and constituent institutions to implement a disability services program to support individuals with disabilities who are applying for admission or are enrolled at the college/university. Specifies items to be included in the disability services program, including opportunity for the student to disclose the disability before or during the application process to obtain assistance with the application process. Requires an annual report to the Legislative Education Oversight Committee on the number of students using the services, the types of accommodation used by the students, the number of students with an IHEP who successfully completed the selected academic program, and other relevant information. Applies beginning with the 2013-14 school year.
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