Disability Services

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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.

OFFICE OF DISABILITY SERVICES - HOURS

Paterson - Monday                  9am – 7pm
Paterson - Tues / Thurs / Fri    9am – 4pm
Wanaque - Wednesday            9am – 4pm
Passaic:                     Phone:  (973) 684-6395
By Appointment           Email:   ods@pccc.edu


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)


Passaic County Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. No person, in whatever relationship with the College, shall be subjected to discrimination or harassment 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, or other protected categories or activity (i.e., opposition to prohibited discrimination or participation in the complaint process). Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful gender discrimination and, likewise, will not be tolerated.

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:

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 
Sharon Goldstein, PhD
Dean of Student Affairs and Services
Title IX Coordinator/
Section 504 Compliance Officer (students)
Office of Student Affairs – Room A231
Telephone: (973) 684- 6919
  
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

 


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