FAQs - Disability Resources
Accommodations and resources are determined on an individual basis and designed to provide students with equal access to the educational process by reducing barriers.
Accommodations can include:
- Exam accommodations (e.g., extra time, quiet or alone space)
- Note-taking services
- Sign language interpreters or CART
- Alternate format texts
- Assistive technology
- Memory aids
- Physical modifications to a classroom
- Reduced course load
Accommodations are NOT meant to:
- Lower the College’s or the instructor’s academic standards
- Alter essential competencies of a course or program
- Give a student with a disability an advantage over other students
- Chronic medical illnesses
- Deafness or hard of hearing
- Brain injuries
- Learning disabilities
- Physical disabilities
- Speech and language disabilities
- Mental health disabilities
- Blindness or low vision
- Temporary disabilities due to accident or illness
In order to be eligible to receive support resources, you are required to provide current medical or psycho-educational assessment documentation, preferably three months in advance of your program start date. Please see our website for documentation requirements.
No. Students with disabilities must meet the same admissions requirements as other students.
If you are required to take a placement or admissions test, you may use accommodations if you provide appropriate documentation.