Harris Family Center for Disability & Health Policy (CDHP)

Welcome to the Accommodations and Resource Center (AARC)

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The AARC embraces the spirit of providing services to all students at the Pomona and COMP-Northwest campuses with permanent or temporary disabilities ensuring that all university programs and activities are accessible.


As the upcoming academic year begins, I understand that you will be very busy; please keep in mind that the Accommodations and Resource Center (AARC) will be open to students at both the Pomona and COMP-Northwest campuses who feel they may require academic accommodations.

Returning Students

Please complete the following forms located by scrolling to the bottom of this page:

– Updated Student Contact Form (if your contact information has changed)

– Accommodations Request Form

New Students

Contact me if you require academic accommodations and/or services, or would like more information about our center. My contact information is slawler@westernu.edu or (909) 469-5297.

Looking forward to a great 2017-2018 academic year,

          Sandra Rainwater Lawler, M.A
          Assistant Director/AARC


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Our Mission

The mission of the Accommodations and Resource Center is to provide accommodations and services which enable students with disabilities to successfully complete their academic goals.

The Center can assist students to maximize their potential while helping them develop and maintain independence. Our philosophy is one that promotes self-awareness, self-determination and self-advocacy in a comprehensively accessible environment. Any student may consult with the AARC to determine eligibility to receive accommodations and/or services.

For More Information About AARC

To learn more about AARC accommodations and services or if you would like to schedule an appointment, call (909) 469-5441. An appointment can be set up to determine if you qualify. During your appointment we will advise you about the documentation that is required. AARC understands educational needs and is flexible in its accommodations. For other contact information, please see the Contact Us page. Use the links on the left side of the page to learn more about the AARC. You can also find important information about the AARC in our Student Handbook.  



    Click the link to download an:

  1. Save the pdf form on your desktop.
  2. Complete the form with your information, then save the completed form.
  3. Send an email to slawler@westernu.edu and attach the completed pdf form.

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