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Disability Unit

Nelson Mandela University does not provide services or accommodations that are of a personal nature such as personal attendants/ Carers or prescriptive aids, e.g., eyeglasses or hearing aids. Nelson Mandela University does not provide diagnostic evaluations of disabilities. The student is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluations in accordance with Nelson Mandela University's policies at their own expense (for further information about "Documentation Requirements," visit our page on Documentation required. Finally, there are certain accommodations such as personal tutoring, which are not provided at Nelson Mandela University. Since Nelson Mandela University does not provide personal subject tutoring more broadly to all students on the campus, it is not obligated to provide personal subject tutoring to students with disabilities.

It is important to determine what types of services and accommodations are provided at the colleges and universities you are interested in attending so you can ensure your disability-related needs will be met.