Dallas College’s Accessibility Services Office coordinates accommodations for students with disabilities to ensure equal access to programs and services.
The Accessibility Services support staff help students determine their career pathway, learn how to navigate the college environment, receive support services and connect to resources.
Accommodations are coordinated to fit individual needs and may include:
- Extended time on exams
- Quiet rooms to take exams
- Readers and/or scribes for exams
- Sign language interpreting
- Computer-aided real-time translation (CART) services
- Note-taking services
- Assistive technology
- Other specialized equipment
- Large-print materials
Students requesting services are responsible for providing
educational, psychological or medical documentation from a qualified professional verifying their disability and the need for accommodations. New students are encouraged to contact the Accessibility Services Office at least two weeks before classes begin. However, students may come in at anytime to begin the process to receive services.
Students with disabilities attending college have a right to appeal decisions concerning physical and academic accommodations by first submitting a complaint to the
Associate Dean of Accessibility Services. If a resolution is not reached, students may submit an
ADA Grievance to the designated Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/504 Coordinator. For more information, contact the
Accessibility Services Office (DSSO@dcccd.edu).
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New students will need to submit an application and documentation to verify their need for services.
Submit a New Application
Returning students can log in to the student portal to update their information and request semester accommodations.
Update Accommodation Info.
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