Education Access Center (EAC)
About the Education Access Center (EAC):
The Education Access Center manages academic support services for qualifying students in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act who attend Tulsa Community Colleges four campuses and other locations. The Centers staff partners with students to provide access to classroom instruction and college services. Students use the Center for academic support services, studying, tutoring and socializing. To receive accommodations in a timely manner, students should contact the Education Access Center as soon as possible. The Education Access Center is also a resource for TCC employees and community agencies regarding disability issues in post-secondary educational institutions.
If you have accessibility or academic questions or problems, please contact the EAC as soon as possible by phone (918-595-7115) or e-mail (email@example.com).
All new students requesting EAC services are to complete the Accommodation Request Form by following this link: http://www.tulsacc.edu/student-services/disability-resources/accommodation-request-form.
Returning students who wish to have services, must request services each semester by going to a EAC office and signing a services sheet. Your instructor letters are created from the service sheet.
Currently registered Students or Faculty/Staff may seek assistance from the EAC by phone (918-595-7115) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). For help at a specific campus you may also try these contact numbers:
Metro Campus: 918.595.7115:
Terjuana Townes, Kenneth Hunter, Cody Andrus, Miguel Da Corte,
Yolanda Williams, Mark Bielefeld, Meghan Burns, James Templer, Jonah Townsley
Northeast Campus: 918.595.7453:
Southeast Campus: 918.595.8685:
West Campus: 918.595.8179
909 S. Boston Ave., Rm MCAC331B
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
Accommodations and Services:
- Academic Advisement and Counseling Assist students with academic advisement and class enrollment, as well as referrals to student services and other resources available at Tulsa Community College.
- Adaptive Computer Learning Center – Provide tutorial and training in the use of adaptive technology, software and computers, and technical resources for computers.
- Advocacy – The EAC professional staff members provide advocacy to students in the areas of consultation, counseling and conflict resolution. In addition, the EAC will provide information and referrals to community resources as well as TCC student organizations and activities.
- Alternative Format Books – Assist students in obtaining textbooks in alternative formats. Students requesting books in alternative formats should contact the Education Access Center Center prior to the start of a semester.
- Alternative Testing – Instructor exams are administered by EAC professional staff members on each TCC campus. All exams are administered by appointment. The COMPASS Test can also be taken in the EAC at Metro Campus.
- Assistive Technology & Training – Assistive Listening Devices (ALD) and other specialized equipment, software and computers supporting access are available to students. Individual assistance and training on assistive technology is available by appointment.
- Developmental Courses – Students registered with the EAC will be advised to enroll in the Developmental Studies Program based on their ACT or COMPASS placement test scores.
- Equipment – Specialized equipment, software and computers are available for use by students with disabilities. Individual assistance and training on assistive technology is available by appointment.
- Faculty Notification – The Education Access Center will notify faculty of a student’s approved accommodations with the student’s request and written permission. Students will hand-deliver faculty notification letters to their instructor(s).
- Note-Taking Services – Provision of note-taking paper and assistance with recruitment of note takers in the classroom. Students may also wish to record class lectures and may check out a digital recorder from the appropriate EAC contact person to keep for the entire semester.
- Reader Services – Reader services are provided as required for exams by appointment.
- Special Classroom Seating – Classroom seating is arranged through the Education Access Center and EAC liaison Academic Counselors at the Northeast, Southeast and West Campuses.
- Workshops – The EAC staff are a resource for all TCC employees as well as for various high schools, and community and state agencies concerning post-secondary education accessibility and disability issues.