Disability Services

Students with documented disabilities can rely on our office to explore and facilitate reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or auxiliary aids and services. Students anticipating the need for accommodations, both before and after enrollment, are encouraged to contact Disability Services.

Contact

  • Disability Services
  • Klump Academic Center, Rm. 148

Covid19 Update/Information
Disability Services will be open during normal business hours (Mon.- Fri., 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.). While the physical office will be open, ongoing efforts will be taken to practice social distancing. Visitors should schedule appointments ahead of time by contacting our office. Virtual appointments will be strongly recommended but our office will accommodate individuals who have unique needs for in-person appointments. Please reach out to Disability Services if you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment. Students are also encouraged to review specific Disability Services COVID-19 safety measures online.

Accommodations & Services

Pennsylvania College of Technology encourages qualified students with disabilities to take advantage of its educational programs, activities and events. Accommodations and services are available to assist individuals receiving access.

Learn More

How to Register

To ensure the provision of reasonable and appropriate services in a timely manner, students interested in requesting academic accommodations must complete two actions items.

Submit Self-Disclosure & Documentation

Request Accommodations

Placement Testing Accommodation Requests

On-Campus Housing Accommodation Requests

Campus Programs, Activities and Events

Campus Tours, Open House, etc.

Deadlines

Complete, comprehensive disability documentation for College enrollment must be received by Disability Services in a timely manner. Although documentation will be reviewed on a rolling basis, we recommend students submit their documentation by the following deadline dates in order to ensure accommodations are in place by the start of the semester:

Jun 01

Fall Semester

Dec 01

Spring Semester

Special Program

Autism Spectrum Post-Secondary Interest Experience (ASPIE)

Students with autism spectrum disorders, and their parents, will obtain valuable information about post-secondary education and career exploration.

Student Experience

Information Technology with Travis

Travis Clawson inspires as a person and as an Information Technology major at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Mission

The mission of Disability Services is to find creative solutions by collaborating with administrators, faculty, staff, and students to develop an accessible and inclusive environment that embraces and celebrates diversity and empowers individuals to fully participate in all college programs, activities, and services.
Disability Services is committed to fulfilling this mission by:

  • Serving as an educational resource for the College and community transition initiatives.
  • Facilitating equal access through reasonable and appropriate accommodations.
  • Clarifying the rights and responsibilities of both the student and the College.
  • Promoting campus-wide disability awareness.
  • Empowering students to develop self-awareness and self-advocacy skills.

Affirmed on 11/23/20

Pennsylvania College of Technology encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Disability Services at 570-320-5225, TTY: 570-321-5528, or fax 570.327.4501 in advance of your participation or visit.

Website Accessibility
Pennsylvania College of Technology is committed to making its websites accessible to all users and welcomes comments and suggestions on access improvements. To report inaccessibility or to send comments or suggestions on accessibility, please contact Disability Services.