GMU works in compliance with the UAE National Policy for Empowering People with Disabilities to protect and prioritize the needs and rights of the ‘people of determination’.
Facilities available to students of determination
GMU shall provide accessible facilities both at the university campus and its hostels for students of determination. This shall include all below but not limited to
- Wheelchair provisions
- Special Parking arrangements
- Special provisions in washrooms
- Laundry and catering services at hostels/residential halls.
- Speech options are available in the learning resources such as clinical key
- Increase Font Size option available in all learning resources and exams.
Services for students of determination
GMU shall provide support services for students of determination which shall include all below but not limited to
- Healthy, Safe and Secure Environment
- Mentorship program
- Academic advising program
- Personnel counseling through student counselors.
- Enrollment in Moxie Club and Mental Health Club Services.
- A dedicated personal counseling is also available through the college Student Happiness Center representative.
- Psychiatric consultation services are available for students of determination with an emotional disorder when needed.
Special Discounts for Student of Determination
GMU shall provide students of determination 20% discounts* on:
- Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital
- Thumbay Optical ZO & MO
- Body & Soul Health Club (Gym & Spa)
Accommodations for Student of Determination
GMU shall provide accommodations for students of determination which shall include all below but not limited to:
- Based on student needs, modifications in the hostel apartments will be funded by the university. These modifications may include fixing grab rails in the bathrooms and repositioning the taps to be accessible.
- Students with dietary restrictions shall have access to special food at the Campus food court.
- Assist in arranging any needed course or classroom adjustments.
- Reasonable adjustments concerning exam timings, assignment submission deadlines, etc.