STCC Office of Disability Services (ODS)

Mission Statement

The Office of Disability Services at STCC strives to achieve equal educational and program opportunities and full participation within the college for persons with disabilities. Support services and academic accommodations allow students with disabilities equal access to all programs at the college.

Eligibility

Any full or part-time day or evening student with a documented disability is eligible to register for services.

Students are required to bring in documentation of their disability from a licensed professional when initially meeting with the Office of Disability Services staff.

Documentation should include recommendations for accommodations and justification for the request.

Early planning is essential for many of the accommodations provided. Students meet with the Office of Disability Services staff prior to the start of each semester to review accommodation needs.

Services offered

The Office of Disability Services is the official contact for students with disabilities. Services provided by the office include (but are not limited to):

  • Testing and classroom accommodations
  • Text in electronic format/referral for electronic text
  • Specialized adaptive equipment
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Provision of note takers, readers, testing arrangements
  • Referrals for diagnostic testing
  • Arrangements for Sign Language Interpreters
  • Assistance with self-advocacy for students
  • Evaluation and training for assistive technology
  • Supportive counseling
  • Consultation with faculty
  • Liaison with vocational education

Contact Us

Office of Disability Services
Springfield Technical Community College
One Armory Square
Building 27, Second Floor
Springfield, MA 01105
  • Phone: 413-755-4474
  • Fax: 413-755-6323