HCC PROCEDURES FOR NOTETAKING ACCOMMODATIONS
At the Student ACCESS office (Bldg. 5, Rm. 107B):
- Student completes the Service Request Form (copies available
on line or at Student ACCESS office) and submit to Student ACCESS, Bldg. 5 Rm. 107B
- Upon turning in the completed Service Request Form, an intake
appointment will be scheduled.
- The student will be required to submit documentation of the
disability to Student ACCESS. Documentation must verify that
disability impairs ability to take adequate notes.
- Student submits copy of course schedule.
- Student reviews guidelines for notetaking accommodations:
- Student must attend class to receive notes.
- Only disability related absences will be excused.
- Student reports any problems with notetaking accommodations to the
Student ACCESS (phone 844-2392 voice/text).
Notetakers are recruited from the Student ACCESS pool of student
assistants, teacher recommendations, or students enrolled in classes in
which notetaking requests originate.
Notetakers must be enrolled in at least 6 credits within the University of
Hawaii system, possess strong listening and writing skills, and maintain
an excellent attendance record. Notetakers are required to submit one set
of class notes for evaluation.
Hiring and Pay:
Notetakers must complete all student assistant work agreement forms before
officially beginning the job. Notetakers are paid $7.95 per hour and are
required to fill out and turn in time sheets on posted time sheet due
dates in order to be paid on time.
- Notetaker must be punctual and consistent in attendance.
- Notetaker must be physically and mentally attentive on the job.
- Notetaker must take legible, organized and complete notes.
- Notetaker must either photocopy notes in the Student ACCESS office and place
copies in student's mailbox, or provide the yellow copy of notes to the
student after class on same day as lecture. This may differ according to
- Notetaker must turn notes in to the Student ACCESS office when student is absent.
- Notetaker must notify as soon as possible in event of unavoidable absence (e.g.,
illness, family emergency).
Each semester notetakers are evaluated by the students they assisted and
by the Student ACCESS. Feedback related to these evaluations will be shared with the notetaker and
in his/her file.
November 9, 2006
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