Information for Faculty

We are proud to partner with faculty, staff and administrators across campus to provide our students an accessible education.

Faculty Notification

If a student with a disability is registered for your class and is requesting an accommodation, they will provide you with a confidential accommodation approval letter. Learn more about this process.


Disability-related information should be treated as medical information and handled under the same strict rules of confidentiality. Learn more about your confidentiality responsibilities as a faculty member.


Discover helpful tips for working with an interpreter in your classroom.


Computer Aided Realtime Translation (CART) is the instant translation of the spoken word into English text performed by a CART reporter using a stenotype machine, notebook computer and realtime software. Discover tips on working with CART, learn how it works, and more.

Oral Transliteration

An oral transliterator provides communication access to a person who is deaf or hard of hearing and who uses speechreading and speaking as a means of communicating. Learn how you can better work with oral transliteration in your classroom.

Grievance Procedure

Disability services understands that there are times when a disagreement on a decision regarding accommodations may arise, or problems during the process of receiving accommodations that have already been determined. Learn about the grievance process and how to file a grievance.

Rights and Responsibilities

As an educator to our diverse student body, you have many rights and responsibilities related to students with disabilities.

Planning an Event for Students

For faculty or staff planning events for Salem State students, please include the following statement on all flyers and electronic communications. To request an accommodation for this event, please contact Disability Services at 978.542.6217 or

Please include the following accessibility statement on your course syllabus:
If you have a disability and feel you will need accommodations in order to complete course requirements, please contact disability services in the Frederick E Berry Library and Learning Commons room 20.