The Accessibility Services office works to ensure that any 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 (ADAAA) of 2008. Students receive services and accommodations while completing regular course offerings, and all students are held to the same academic standards of the college.
County College of Morris recognizes that students with documented physical, psychological, medical, sensory, learning disabilities may require accommodations to meet their learning potential.The Accessibility Services office serves to both determine and document, during an interactive collaborative meeting with a student, which reasonable accommodations may be appropriate for use during their courses. Accessibility Services is designed to offer accommodations that provide equal access to college classes and services. Reasonable accommodations may include any or all of the following: extended time for exams and quizzes, alternative to print materials, Assistive Technology, sign language interpreters or other accommodations as needed. To qualify for accommodations, a student must submit appropriate professional documentation that shows an impairment that limits a major life activity.
Accessibility Services also offers individualized strategies tutoring, a time-limited mentoring service designed to help students strengthen study and organizational skills. This service is offered upon request only on a first-come, first-served basis.
At the college level, students are responsible for self-identifying and making arrangements to use their accommodations with the assistance of office staff. Accessibility Services also provides accommodated testing facilities for students.