Center for Student Disability Services
The Center for Student Disability Services is responsible for ensuring the successful integration of students with disabilities into the Brooklyn College community and for determining what constitutes appropriate, reasonable accommodations. Students will have access to the center by registering with the center.
Services for students with disabilities registered in the program include preadmission interviews, priority registration, individual counseling, auxiliary aids (readers, writers, laboratory assistants), individual testing accommodations and arrangements, advocacy, and direct liaison with offices that provide college services.
The center offers adaptive equipment for studying, taking tests, tutoring, and other academic activities. A wide variety of equipment and software is available, including a Dragon dictate speech-recognition system, a scanner with screen-access software, a text-to-speech synthesizer, magnification systems, CCTV systems, 17-inch VGA display monitors, braille and large print keyboards, and a braille printer. Computers allow many documents to be accessible in alternative formats, such as braille print or vocalized text.
Adaptive equipment and software are available through the center's computer lab and its Mamie and Frank Goldstein Resource Center, 138 Roosevelt Hall. For more information, call 718.951.5538. For a list of locations of accessible computers on campus, click here.
This center is a National Voter Registration Act voter registration site.
Under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, the Center for Student Disability Services is an agency-based registration site, where students are offered the opportunity to become registered voters. Applications are available in 138 Roosevelt Hall. For more information, visit the State Board of Elections.