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Student Accessibility Services FAQs

  1. What are your hours of operation?
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  2. What does the Student Accessibility Services Office do?
    Student Accessibility Services provides reasonable academic accommodations and assistance for students with learning, physical, and/or emotional/psychiatric disabilities. We strive to ensure a campus environment that is barrier-free for students who require access to the college setting.
  3. I think I have a disability. What do I do?
    You may speak to one of the coordinators to begin to determine whether the barrier you are experiencing is due to a disability. Please call the office at 508.854.4471 to get started.
  4. How do I receive Student Accessibility Services?
    The process is several steps outlined here:  Contact the office to speak with a coordinator; submit your disability to the office using the SAS Document Dropbox and complete the Selfie; meet with a coordinator to discuss eligibility for services; and lastly, receive an Accommodation letter from your coordinator which you may then forward to course instructors.
  5. Does Student Accessibility Services complete assessments to provide documentation of disability?
    No. Student Accessibility Services does not do assessments. The Coordinator will advise the student of assessment options; i.e., private assessment, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, etc.
  6. How do I utilize my extended testing accommodations?
    At this time, SAS does not offer in-person testing services.  If you have questions, please talk with your coordinator.
  7. How do I get a tutor?
    All students are encouraged to use the services of tutors in the General Academic Areas (GAA) - Tutoring Center, Math and English Labs.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Student Accessibility Services at 508.854.4471 or email the office at SAS [at] qcc.mass.edu.