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Arranging for Services

  • Initiating Services & Accommodations

  1. Apply for Admission to the College
  2. Obtain an Intake Packet and Verification of Disability Form
  3. Submit the completed Intake Packet to a Campus DSS Office with documentation of disability
  4. Submit High School and College Transcripts, if available (unofficial is fine)
  5. Schedule Appointment with DSS Counselor
  6. Meet with a DSS counselor to discuss goals, make plans, select courses, and determine/request classroom accommodations using a Request for Services Form at least six weeks before the start of the semester to ensure timely services. Counselors design an Accommodations Letter for each student listing authorized classroom accommodations based on documentation of the disability provided by the student.
  7. Get a Disability Retirement - Tuition Waiver Certification Form [PDF] (if eligible) signed at the local Social Security Office and bring it to Admissions.
  8.  General Information for Visiting Students taking Summer Classes 
  9.  Application for DSS Services for Visiting Students Who are Taking Summer Classes Only 
  • Sharing the Accommodation Letter

  1. Pick up your Accommodations Letter in the DSS office before or during the first week of school.
  2. During the first or second week of classes, deliver and discuss your Accommodations letter with your instructors to make arrangements for your authorized accommodations.
  • Returning DSS Students

  1. Request classroom accommodations using a Request for Services Form at least 6 weeks before the start of the semester to ensure timely services. Requests for accommodations and services will be processed as rapidly as possible if submitted after the deadline.
  2. If you need changes in your services or accommodations, please make an appointment to see a DSS counselor to discuss the changes..
  3. Pick up your Accommodations Letter in the DSS office before or during the first week of school.
  4. During the first or second week of classes, deliver and discuss your Accommodations letter with your instructors to make arrangements for your authorized accommodations.

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