ARC Services

Admission Services:
  • Orientation
  • First semester advising
  • Registration assistance

Facilitation of Academic Accommodations:

  • Disability documentation validation
  • Liaison with instructors
  • Classroom accessibility
  • Program accessibility

Counseling Services:

  • Academic concerns
  • Disability issues
  • Career exploration

Interagency Communication, Resources, and Referral:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Department for the Blind
  • Mental Health Agencies
  • Hospital/rehabilitation services

Academic Support Services:

  • Adaptive equipment (located in the ARC and Writing Center):
  • Tape recorders, electronic spellcheckers, talking calculators, FM listening devices
  • Large equipment available on campus:
  • Copier with enlarger function
  • Braille Writer
  • Expert Reader/scanner
  • Computers equipped with print enlarger, speech synthesizer or adaptive keyboard
  • Auxiliary support personnel: Interpreters

Testing:

Each faculty member is responsible for administering or making provisions for their students with disabilities to take class tests, quizzes, etc. When the ARC must be involved, the following can be provided: Assistive technology, Readers/Scribes, Monitoring of tests

Consultation and Training for Faculty and Staff:

  • Professional development
  • Individual student consultation
  • Resource for federal legislation

If you need accommodations in the classroom due to a diagnosed disability, please call for an appointment to speak with one of the college's Disability Resource Managers:

Meeting with the Disability Resource Manager is the first step in the accommodation process.