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Students with Disabilities


NHI does not discriminate in admission or access to our program on the basis of age, race, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or national origin. If you would like to request an academic adjustment or auxiliary aids, please contact the Senior Vice President at 800.315.3552 or National Holistic Institute, 5900 Doyle Street, Emeryville, CA 94608. You may request academic adjustments or auxiliary aids at any time. The Senior Vice President is responsible for coordinating compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Applicants, who are persons with disabilities, as defined in paragraph 104.3(j) of the regulation under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, may apply for admittance into the program. NHI will bear the costs of providing academic adjustments (e.g., large print student handouts, in-class and out-of-class tutorial support, longer or independent test-taking…), auxiliary aids, or reasonable accommodations unless doing so presents an undue hardship.

Requests for an Accommodation or Auxiliary Aid or Service

Any qualified individual with a disability requesting an accommodation or auxiliary aid or service
should follow this procedure:

  •  Notify the Senior Vice President in writing of the type of
    accommodation needed, date needed, documentation of the nature and extent of the
    disability, and of the need for the accommodation or auxiliary aid. The request should be
    made at least four weeks in advance of the date needed. You may contact the Senior Vice President in the following ways:
  • By telephone at 800.315.3552.
  • By mail at: Senior Vice President
    National Holistic Institute
    5900 Doyle Street
    Emeryville, CA 94608
  • The Senior Vice President will respond within two weeks of receiving the request.
  • If you would like to appeal the decision regarding your request, please contact the
    President of NHI with all the previously requested information. Appeals must be submitted
    within one week of the date of the Senior Vice President’s response.