The Office of Disability Services (ODS), part of the Department of Student Affairs, works with all campuses of the College to guarantee that the programs and technologies of the College are accessible to every student within the College communities. Additionally, ODS provides reasonable accommodations so that students who are otherwise qualified may meet the demands of their program as independently as possible.

Mission Statement

We help adult students gain the skills and attitudes necessary for a meaningful entry-level career position. We strive to be responsive to the needs of not only our students, but also businesses, industries, and government. We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. We are dedicated to providing the services that support our students’ efforts to succeed.

Goal

ODS strives to meet the educations needs of students without regard to race, nationality, sex, religion, age, or disability.

Philosophy

By providing a specific venue for academic adjustment/accommodation, the Office of Disability Services strives to provide reasonable and appropriate educational accommodation to students who have a disclosed disability or a condition, thereby fostering success in their program of study.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sex, age, or disability in any of its programs or activities. The Institution provides policies and procedures that are compliant with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any individual who believes that she or he has been discriminated against has the right to seek relief and to be free from retaliation by members of the learning community.

The following individual has been designated by the Institution to handle all inquiries regarding its non-discrimination policies:

Corporate Office of Education,
4455 South Blvd., Suite 250,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452,
toll free (877) 604-2121

OR an individual may contact the Federal Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm.