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Temporary Accommodations

Temporary accommodations can be provided to students at CSUSB if they fall under the following categories: Surgery, pregnancy, and physical injury. 

Your temporary accommodations all begin with a meeting with your counselor to determine the functional limitations of your temporary conditions in the “interactive process.” 

One important thing to remember with all accommodations is that they only move forward, not backward. So it is important to talk with us about something happening in real-time, not something that happened in the past because we can’t accommodate in the past, only in the present.

Below, you will find a few examples of temporary accommodations.


If you are anticipating a change in your circumstance, such as an upcoming surgery or treatment, please know that you can contact our office in advance to schedule your appointment with your counselor.


Pregnancy itself is not viewed as a disability; however, sometimes, conditions related to pregnancy can trigger accommodations before and after birth. There are many important conversations to have with your counselor. Conditions that could trigger temporary accommodations include bed rest, urgency, mobility, or postpartum recovery, among others. Please see your counselor and make an appointment to best prepare for your journey into parenthood.

Physical Injury 

Physical injury may fall under a broken or sprained bone; recovery is expected within a few weeks or months. Medical conditions that are not chronic and where lasting effects are not likely, physical injuries not expected to persist beyond six months or have lasting effects, concussions (where recovery is expected within a few weeks or months), Some cases of anxiety or other mental health-related issues, and recovery from surgery.

Next steps

Please review the information above and contact us with any questions at 

Please contact our office for a counselor meeting today to begin the interactive process and get your temporary accommodations.