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Disability Access Center

Ashantá Wellington

Director, Disability Access Center
 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) makes every effort to integrate students with disabilities into all courses and programs. Accommodations, based on the documentation received and the needs of the student, are designed to ensure that students, who are otherwise qualified, receive equal access to all of CCC's programs and services. CCC does not alter fundamental academic requirements, but it makes reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.   

The Disability Access Center (DAC) serves as CCC's point of contact and coordination for students with disabilities. The DAC provides a wide range of services and assistance to ensure students with disabilities are able to achieve their maximum potential. The short-term goal is to help students with disabilities succeed in their academic pursuits. Long-term, DAC services are designed to assist students make the transition from college to work.   

DAC Services

The DAC provides a variety of services to assist students with disabilities. Visit the DAC to discuss specific services.   

  • Enrollment assistance
  • Financial Aid application assistance
  • Classroom accommodations
  • Extended time for testing and in-class assignments
  • Note takers
  • Exam proctors
  • Readers
  • Transcribers
  • Sign language interpreters
  • TTY (text telephone) or TDD (telecommunication device for the deaf)
  • Recording devices
  • Adaptive software​​​​​​
  • FM system
  • Screen-reading (JAWS, zoom-text)
  • Information and referral to campus and outside agencies
 

Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

Related Services

Contact Information

Phone: 
773-907-4725
Fax: 
 
1145 West Wilson Ave.
Main Building, Room 1435
Chicago, IL 60640
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Hours

Mon - Wed., 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, CLOSED

Events

Oct 27
Oct 27
- Oct 30

Publications