Disability Services

Accomodations and Services

Assisting student in wheelchair

Accommodations and services are implemented based on documentation from an approved and qualified healthcare professional and may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Accommodated exams (readers/scribes, extended time, access to quiet room, etc.)
  • Books and materials in alternate formats (e-text, large print, Braille, etc.)
  • Instructor liaison
  • Note taking
  • Peer tutoring
  • Access to interpreting services
  • Access to adaptive equipment
  • Assistance with disability-related financial aid, if eligible
  • Assisted registration and admissions
  • Referral to community resources
  • Liaison with community-based disability service agencies
  • Help with course and program planning
  • Campus orientation and designated parking
  • Meeting instructors
  • Confidential personal and career counselling

Accommodations will only be provided if there is a clear diagnosis of a disability and will be based on the functional impact of the disability. This will be determined by Disability Services in accordance with VCC's Students with Disabilities Policy .