In fact, a student with a disability must participate in the university's standard admission process and must be otherwise qualified for admission.
Otherwise qualified means that the student with a disability must meet the same admissions standards and have academic credentials equivalent to their peers without disabilities.
Here’s what we can do for you: Sometimes, a little adjustment can make a test or assignment less daunting.
If you have appropriate documentation, Gerry Volpe, Coordinator of Disability Services, can find ways to make learning and living at college easier for you.
In one-on-one and small group sessions, our counselors will discuss how you can manage your time and meet your goals.
Sometimes, the right tool can make learning easier.
Accommodations are meant to "level the playing field," not lower standards.
For an overview of tips that can help prepare you for college, please read our Tips for Students with Disabilities Planning to Attend College.
We offer Smart Pens for short-term loans and a Kurzweil in our center.
Send any documentation regarding your disability or disorder to: Gerry Volpe Coordinator of Disability Services Castleton University Castleton, VT 05735 The transition from high school to college presents many challenges for all students and their families.