A specific, current psychiatric diagnosis as per the DSM-5 which indicates the nature, frequency, and severity of the symptoms upon which the diagnosis was predicted. A diagnosis without an explicit listing of current symptoms is not sufficient.
A listing of prescribed medications, including dosages and schedules, which may influence the types of accommodations being requested.
Indication of how the disability substantially limits major life activities and how these limitations would impact the individual’s ability to function in a college environment.
Specific recommendations for how the effects of the disorder may be accommodated along with the rationale for each accommodation.
The report must be on letterhead, typed, dated, and signed, including the name, title, and professional credentials of the appropriate mental health provider.
Documentation is valid for six (6) months from the date on the report and must be updated accordingly in order to continue receiving services from the OAS.