Student Accessibility Services
Formerly Services for Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities will find many Student Support Programs that may be beneficial at Shoreline Community College. Please note: some services may require up to six weeks prior notice.
- Priority registration
- Assistance with administration of exams and other testing accommodations.
- Adaptive equipment, such as expanded computer keyboard, visual tech machine, Read & Write, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and JAWS software. Note: some technology and equipment services are available to the public.
- Notetaking assistance.
- Accessible classroom equipment.
- Extra Tutoring.
- Assistance in obtaining textbooks in alternative format.
- Sign Language interpreters.
For more information or an assessment of your individual needs, contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS).
Students are welcome to drop in any time during the open hours of the office to learn more about SAS, or to begin the process of requesting accommodations. Students who wish to speak specifically with the Program Specialist must make an appointment with the Front Desk.
Student Accessibility Services
FOSS Building, Room 5226
16101 Greenwood Ave. N.
Shoreline, WA 98133
- Monday - Thursday
- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Student Rights and Responsibilities
- You have a right to services and accommodations which will allow you to successfully compete on an equal basis with students who do not have disabilities, as long as you meet the basic requirements to perform activities of the program or occupation.
- You are responsible for your success at Shoreline Community College. In order to receive services, you must request them each quarter they are needed.
- If you are having trouble, you must let us know immediately so that we can try to correct the difficulties. For example, if accommodations are not working in the classroom, contact the Student Accessibility Services office so that other arrangements can be made.
- Confidentiality: We will not contact instructors regarding your need for classroom accommodations unless you have given specific permission for us to do so.
- If you have a grievance, please contact the office for information regarding the appeals process through the Office of Civil Rights and/or Shoreline Community College campus process.
- If you need additional information about your rights, ADA, and/or Section 504 issues, you may contact: Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights: (206) 607-1600, or the Washington State Human Rights Commission, at 1-800-233-3247, TTY: 1-800-300-7525.
Shoreline Community College is committed to providing educational programs without regard to disabling conditions as defined by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Reasonable accommodations will be made and no otherwise qualified individual with disabling conditions shall, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or service administered by the college.
Check here for information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)