Student Training – Selecting Your Accommodations and Sending Student Accommodation Letters in McBurney Connect

How to Select Your Accommodations for Each Class

  1. Log in to McBurney Connect using your NetID and password.
  2. Sign your E-Agreements. You will need to sign these every semester.
  3. On your OVERVIEW page, in the Accommodation Requests tile, click on the plus icon, Add Requests.
  4. In the ACCOMMODATIONS REQUESTS tile, check the box next to the course for which you want to make accommodation requests.
    1. If you want to use the same accommodations for all of your courses, check the box next to apply the same accommodations to all selected course.
  5. Click CONTINUE TO NEXT STEP.
  6. In each course tile, under SELECT ACCOMMODATIONS check the box next to the accommodations you are requesting. Be sure to think about any differences in your requests as it relates to the type of learning environment (lab, discussion, or lecture).
  7. In the STEP: FINAL STEP tile, read the agreement and check the box.
  8. Click SUBMIT REQUEST.

Important Reminders:

  • A student accommodation letter (SAL) will be emailed directly to your instructors from McBurney Connect once you submit your requests. You will be copied on these emails, thus knowing exactly when your instructors receive the information.
  • Communication with your instructor(s) regarding your approved accommodations is an essential part of implementation on campus. Plan to communicate with each instructor within the first 3 weeks of the semester to confirm how accommodations will work in each course.

How to Modify Your Student Accommodation Letters for Each Class

  1. Log in to McBurney Connect using your NetID and password.
  2. On your OVERVIEW page, in the Accommodation Requests tile click on the course you want to modify your accommodation.
  3. In the ACCOMMODATIONS tile, under SELECT ACCOMMODATIONS
    1. Check the box next to the accommodation to add an accommodation request.
    2. Uncheck the box next to the accommodation to remove an accommodation request.
  4. Click UPDATE REQUEST.

NOTE: Your course status will be Pending Changes until your Access Consultant approves your requests. After approval, an updated SAL will be emailed to both your instructor and to you, by the McBurney Connect.

How to Cancel Your Accommodation Request for a Class

  1. Log in to McBurney Connect using your NetID and password.
  2. On your OVERVIEW page, in the Accommodation Requests tile, click on the course you want to cancel your accommodation.
  3. In the ACCOMMODATIONS tile, under SELECT ACCOMMODATIONS click CANCEL REQUEST.
  4. In the CANCELLATION REASON tile, under Reason to Cancel Accommodations: select your reason.
  5. Click CANCEL ACCOMMODATION.

NOTE: Your course status will be Pending Changes until your Access Consultant approves your requests. After approval, an updated SAL will be emailed to both your instructor and to you, by the McBurney Center.

How to View Your Student Accommodation Letters

Note: When viewing letters as PDFs in McBurney Connect, the letters are referred to as “Faculty Notification Letters” or “notification letters,” however the letters themselves will say Student Accommodation Letter at the top.