Reasonable Accommodations

Reasonable Accommodations for Students are, but not limited to:

    Academic Advisement and Enrollment Guidance - Assist students with academic advisement and class enrollment, as well as referrals to student accommodations 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.

    E-mail Usage - Students who do not own a personal computer may utilize computers located in the Education Access Center at Metro Campus, First Stop areas, Libraries and Microcomputer Labs on any TCC campus to check their TCC e-mail accounts. To communicate with students, the EAC will only utilize TCC student e-mail addresses.

    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 Usage – 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.

    Referrals to Student College Resources - Students may utilize Student Health Services, TRIO Program, Campus Police, Student Activities, etc.

    Special Classroom Seating – Classroom seating is arranged through the Education Access Center and EAC liaison Academic Counselors at the Northeast, Southeast and West Campuses.

    Tutor Referrals - Students may utilize tutoring accommodations through TCC’s support labs in reading, writing, math and foreign languages.

    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.

 

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