Disability Services

Disability Services works with the campus community including our academic departments, faculty and staff, to provide equal access and opportunity to educational programming and services for students with disabilities.

Disability Services works with the campus community including our academic departments, faculty and staff, to provide equal access and opportunity to educational programming and services for students with disabilities.

Services are determined individually, based on federal guidelines and Quincy College policies. Our goal is to minimize the impact of the disability by providing reasonable academic accommodations for the student to meet course outcomes. Any student with a documented disability who is seeking reasonable accommodations should contact the Office of Disability Services at (617) 405-5915 or pluizzi@quincycollege.edu.

Compliance regarding services for students with disabilities or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be forwarded to Susan Bossa, Associate Vice President for Student Development/ADA Coordinator at Presidents Place, 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169 or by calling (617) 984-1656.

Requests for accommodations should be made in advance to allow reasonable time to prepare for implementation.

Requesting Accommodations. All students requesting accommodations must self-identify by contacting the Office of Disability Services. The student schedules an appointment with the Disability Services Coordinator who meets individually with each student to discuss appropriate accommodations and services relative to the student’s documented disability because each student’s needs are unique. At this meeting, the student is responsible for providing documentation of his/her disability.

Receiving Reasonable Accommodations. In order to be approved for accommodations, requests must be appropriate for the student’s disability and supported by the disability documentation. Once approved, the Disability Services Coordinator will generate a letter for each classroom instructor notifying the instructor of the requested accommodation. The student and instructor will sign and receive a copy of the accommodation letter. The College reserves the right to make final decisions regarding accommodations. Students with disabilities who choose not to register with the Office of Disability Services will not receive accommodations under the ADA or Section 504.


Contact Information

Quincy Campus, 1250 Hancock Street, Presidents Place, 5th floor – Room 511

Pete Luizzi, Disability Services Officer

Email: pluizzi@quincycollege.edu | Phone: (617) 405 – 5915 | Fax: (617) 984 – 1792

 

Plymouth Campus, 36 Cordage Park Circle

Cynthia Chapman, Student Development Associate

Email: cchapman@quincycollege.edu |Phone (617) 984 – 1731 | Fax: (617) 984 – 1792

Requesting Accommodations

The Disability Services Offices provides accommodations, support, and advocacy to Quincy College students at both our Quincy and Plymouth campuses so that students with disabilities have equal access and opportunity to educational programming and services.

In order to arrange for accommodations, students must first provide our Disability Services Office with a copy of appropriate documentation so that we can begin the process of setting up accommodations. To help students new to this process we have posted a series of forms which guide clinicians through the process of providing us with the kind of information we need to identify appropriate accommodations.

The process to apply for disability accommodations is as follows:

  • Provide Disability Services Officer a completed Student Registration Form.
  • Provide the Disability Services Officer with the completed Disability Documentation Form by a clinician or health care provider.
  • Attend an intake meeting with your documentation.
    • Schedule an intake meeting at the Quincy Campus, call: (617) 405-5915, email: pluizzi@quincycollege.edu
    • Schedule an intake meeting at the Plymouth Campus, call: (617) 984-1731, email: cchapman@quincycollege.edu.
    • At the intake meeting the DSO will generate a letter of accommodations to distribute to faculty.

Please complete and initial the Request for Letters Of Accommodation form and submit it to the Disability Services Officer. The form is available online and in print at the Learning Centers at the Quincy and Plymouth campuses.

Your Letters of Accommodation will be prepared and you can sign them with the DSO during the initial meeting. Please make arrangements to pick them up from the Learning Centers at the Quincy and Plymouth campuses.

If you have been approved for time extensions for tests and quizzes you should make arrangements for this accommodation at the campus Learning Centers at the Quincy and Plymouth campuses.

 

 

Receiving Accommodations

Receiving Reasonable Accommodations. In order to be approved for accommodations, requests must be appropriate for the student’s disability and supported by the disability documentation. Once approved, the Disability Services Coordinator will generate a letter for each classroom instructor notifying the instructor of the requested accommodation. The College reserves the right to make final decisions regarding accommodations. Students with disabilities who choose not to register with the Office of Disability Services will not receive accommodations under the ADA or Section 504.

Download Forms

Please download and complete forms. Please do not complete forms in your browser.

Student Registration Form
This document needs to be filled out by each student who meets with the Disability Services Office.

Disability Documentation Form
This document needs to be completed by a licenses clinician or health care provider who is treating the student for the diagnosis identified in this document

Student Request For Letters Of Accommodation
The student needs to complete this form at the beginning of each course he/she is registered for.

Agreement for Recording Lectures
This form is for qualified students with the ability to record classroom lectures.  In addition, due to academic integrity issues relating to the course itself and due to the instructor’s potential copyright in the lectures, qualified students with disabilities must sign this agreement before the start of the recording.

Alternative Format Digital File Agreement
This form is designed for students who qualify to receive digital/audio files books.  This document needs to be completed by the student and the Disability Service Officer.

Device Loan Program
This program offers qualified students the opportunity to borrow specialized equipment from the Disability Service Office.  The student is responsible for the safe return of each item that was checked-out.

 

 

 

 

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Contact Info:

Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400

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Business Hours

Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat & Sun: CLOSED

Disability Services Phone:
(617) 405 - 5915
Disability Services Fax:
(617) 984 - 1792

Business Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am – 6:15pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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