Access & Disability Services
Whatcom Community College recognizes disability as a valued aspect of diversity and is committed to ensuring access to programs, activities and facilities for students with disabilities. Students with a permanent or temporary disability are encouraged to contact the access and disability services office. To receive services, students must self-disclose to the office of access and disability services and provide written, formal documentation from a health care provider that states the diagnosis and functional limitations of the disability.
Reasonable accommodations and appropriate academic adjustments are determined on a case-by-case basis and include, but are not limited to: note takers, readers, scribes, accommodated testing, sign language interpreters, speech-to-text transcribing, texts in alternate format, and adaptive equipment. Students must renew accommodations on a quarterly basis. For more information, contact advising and career services in Laidlaw Center 116 to schedule an access planning appointment with access and disability services staff.