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Accessibility FAQs


  • How do I request accommodations?
  • In order to establish eligibility for accommodations, students must:
    • Complete a Cleveland Community College admissions application and return it to Student Services.
    • Provide sealed, official copies of high school or GED transcript to Student Services.
    • Schedule an appointment to the take the placement test. Students should contact the Financial Aid Coordinator at
      704-669-4028 to arrange accommodations for testing if needed.
    • Make an appointment with the Financial Aid Coordinator to discuss accommodations.
    • Complete and return ADA Accommodations Request form along with appropriate documentation of disability.
    • After documentation is provided and approved, the student will be given an Accommodation Notification form to be given to each instructor.
  • When should I request accommodations?
  • It is highly recommended that accommodations be requested at least 30 days prior to the beginning of the semester. Students who do not allow adequate time to request services may experience a delay in accommodations.
  • What kind of documentation will I need?
  • Documentation should include the following:
    • The credentials of the professional evaluator.
    • A diagnostic statement identifying the current disability and the date of the diagnosis (should be within 3 years)
    • A description of the diagnostic methodology used (how was the diagnosis reached.)
    • A description of the student’s current functional limitations.
    • A description of the expected progression or stability of the disability.
    • A description of current and past accommodations, services and/or medications.
    • Recommendations for accommodations, adaptive devices, assistive services.
  • What should I do if I have a temporary disability?
  • Each case is considered individually. Services will be provided for a limited time pending receipt of documentation.

    The following documentation is required:

    • Documentation on letterhead from a qualified professional stating diagnosis, functional limitations necessitating the accommodations and estimated length of services.

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