Disability Support Services at Central Penn College
Central Penn College is committed to providing equity of opportunity to students with disabilities through a supportive academic and social environment. 教师 and students work together in partnership to determine the needs of our students and attempt to see that those needs are met.
Qualified students with disabilities who meet the technical and academic standards of Central Penn College may be entitled to reasonable accommodations. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended by the ADAA of 2008, a disability is defined as any physical or mental impairment which substantially limits a major life activity. 像这样, disabilities can be physical, psychological, the result of a traumatic brain injury, or a learning disability.
Central Penn College makes every effort to ensure that reasonable accommodations are made for students with an identified disability. Reasonable accommodations are modifications made with the intent of eliminating or decreasing barriers which students might encounter due to their disability.
Student who self-identify as a person with a disability requiring accommodations should contact to the College’s ADA Coordinator for assistance.
Students are encouraged to notify Disability Support Services as soon as possible to ensure the timely implementation of needed accommodations. Students going through the enrollment process may request a meeting with the ADA Coordinator through their 招生 Counselor.
Policy and Procedure Information
All college policies and procedures related to student accommodations, included the criteria for documentation, are detailed in the college’s Disability Support Services Policy & Procedure Manual.
Students seeking accommodations will be asked to provide the following information to Disability Support Services:
- 完成 Disability Support Services 应用程序 Packet
- Diagnosis of disability from a qualified medical professional
- Current official letter (on letterhead from professional; signed and dated) stating specific recommendations.
完成 accommodation requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Students requesting accommodations will be contacted by the ADA Coordinator within 10 business days of receiving a completed request.
Students who self-identify as a person with a disability requiring accommodations should contact to the College’s ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
The Learning HUB
The Learning Center is located in Bollinger 59. The Learning HUB is a one-stop shop to support your academic success! Meet with faculty one-on-one or in small groups, connect with a tutor, or participate in one of our many workshops over a common hour.
Located in ATEC 312, the Assistive Technology and Testing Center (ATTC) is a place for students with approved testing accommodations to have exams proctored in a quiet, private place.
的ATTC is a service offered through Disability Support Services. Use is coordinated through faculty instructors.