This is a very common way to use ADA as a loophole. You would not believe how suddenly expensive captioning becomes when it’s required, for example.
T he University of Notre Dame accepted James for this year’s freshman class. It was his first choice for an undergraduate education. No financial issues blocked him from going, no last-minute academic problems emerged during his final days of high school. But James is not attending Notre Dame; he is now a student at another top university.