Disability Services

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Office of Disability
Services are offered remotely(via phone or email) during the coronavirus pandemic.
 Hours:
 
  
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Evening hours by appointment
(see Contact info below)

Services
 
Student Disability Services assists students in obtaining access to programs and services that support their academic goals. This includes:

  • Evaluating documents and providing appropriate accommodations.
  • Connect students to college and community resources
  • Listen to student concerns
  • Teach self- advocacy
  • Communicate with faculty
  • Educate college community on disabilities

 

Contact Information
 

Each student is unique and deserves individual attention that is also confidential. Students may contact us at:

  •  ODS@pccc.edu
  •  973-684-6395
  •  Call or e-mail for evening or ZOOM(video) appointment

 

Please give us 48 hours to respond to your inquiry.
 
Check your pccc e-mail daily. We send weekly notices with information, reminders, and invitations to online group events!

 

Information and forms are available on our website at pccc.edu. Click on either student’s box and then click on black box/disability services

 

IN-COMING STUDENTS SHOULD CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR OUR APPLICATION. ANY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE SENT THROUGH OUR E-MAIL ACCOUNT(ABOVE)
 

 

Disability Services @ PCCC works to ensure that students with documented disabilities receive reasonable accommodations in accordance with the policies underlying Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and ADA Amended Acts (ADA AA) of 2010.

 

 
Students receive services and accommodations while completing regular course offerings, and all students are held to the same academic standards of the college.

 


To qualify for accommodations: a student must submit appropriate professional documentation that he or she has an impairment that limits a major life activity.

 

Recommended Deadlines
It is recommended that all documents needed for accommodations be made by Dec. 1 for spring semester and Aug. 1 for fall semester.

 

Returning students must request a new Letter of Accommodations (LOA) each semester.
Submit this request by emailing ODS at
ods@pccc.edu

 

How to Request Your LOA (Current Students)

 


NONDISCRIMINATION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY AS TO STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES

 

 
Passaic County Community College, as a public institution,, adheres to federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action including New Jersey Law against Discrimination, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of Education Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act.  Passaic County Community College hereby gives notice of its nondiscrimination policy as to students and employees.

 

Continuing its policy to support equal opportunity for all persons, Passaic County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, disability or nationality. This policy applies to the administration of Passaic County Community College’s educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

 

Inquiries concerning matters related to Title IX or ADA/Section 504 Compliance at Passaic County Community College may be referred to the following person, who has been especially designated by the College to oversee the continued application of the College’s nondiscriminatory policies:

 

 
Non-students/Members of the Public
Students, Non-students, Members of the Public
Contact:
 

José A. Fernández
Associate Vice President
of Human Resources
Title IX Coordinator/
Section 504 Compliance Officer
(non students)
Office of Human Resources-Room E305
Telephone: (973) 684-6705 

 
Inquiries, concerns, or complaints may also be referred to:

 

Office for Civil Rights, New York Office
U. S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov