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Disability Support Services

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How to apply for Disability Support Services  

GERMANTOWN

ROCKVILLE

TAKOMA PARK/SILVER SPRING

*If you are taking classes on multiple campuses please select your "home" campus.
If you are taking online classes only, please select the campus that is nearest to you.

Click here to review our Documentation Guidelines.


Mission

Disability Support Services (DSS) empowers, supports, and advocates for students with disabilities to achieve their goals by providing equal access to the education and programs offered at Montgomery College.  We promote a culture of diversity, accessibility, and opportunity within our college community.

Services including reasonable accommodations are provided in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2009.

Vision

Montgomery College Disability Support Services will be a model of excellence in promoting an educational experience that is inclusive, accessible, and supports students' success.

About DSS

Location, Hours, and People  
DSS Services
Faculty/Staff Guide
Rights & Responsibilities   Voter Registration 
Disability-Related Resources  FAQs
Students with Service Animals
Accessibility@MC: Service Animal Definition and Procedure



Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 26th

Disability Support Services (DSS) Information Night for High School Students and Parents

Technical Center (TC), Room 136 on the Rockville Campus

7:00PM to 9:00PM

We would like to invite prospective students with documented disabilities and their parents to learn about:

  • How to enroll to the college
  • How to apply for accommodations
  • What accommodations and services are available
  • How course placement is determined
  • What college expects of students

Download event and parking information flyers here (PDF): DSS Information Night and Parking Flyers 2015

To request disability related accommodations to participate in this session, please call DSS at 240-567-5058.

Tuesday, April 7th

April is Autism Awareness Month

Campus Center (CC), Lobby on the Rockville Campus

10:30AM to 1:30PM

Come join Disability Support Services (DSS) and the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) for a fun, interactive learning experience to celebrate Autism Awareness month.  There will be information, trivia, prizes, and giveaways!

Download event flyer here (PDF): Autism Awareness Flyer

To request disability related accommodations to participate in this event, contact DSS at 240-567-5058 or email dss@montgomerycollege.edu.


  • 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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