If you suspect you have a medical, psychological, or learning disability, you must be evaluated by a medical professional that can provide you with an assessment and evaluation that documents the nature of your disability.
I received special education (IDEA) or 504 services in high school how are these services different in college?
In college, students with disabilities are covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). IDEA no longer applies. Since this is the case, the legal obligations change. [...]
Once the completed Application for Accommodations and Documentation of the Disability have been received and reviewed, you will be approved for your accommodations within 1-2 weeks.
You will receive an Accommodation Letter (via email) from the Office of Accommodation and Accessibility Services that will also be sent to all professors for the current semester informing them of your approved accommodations.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment with an Office of Accommodation and Accessibility Services representative.
Once the professors have received the Accommodation Letter (via email) you should reach out to your professors to discuss how to best utilize your accommodations for each specific course.
Yes, all information and documentation provided will remain confidential and kept separate from all other student education records. Learn more .
I suspect I have a learning disability; can the Office of Accommodation and Accessibility Services conduct the evaluations and/or assessment to provide a diagnosis?
Unfortunately, MCNY does not have the resources on campus to provide evaluations or assessments to students with disabilities. However, you can view a list of evaluation resources.