Disability Support Services
The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) is offering a new student orientation on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, for new incoming students with disabilities who are starting in the fall 2022 semester. This is a great opportunity for new students to meet the DSS faculty and staff on all three campuses, learn about the services offered, and learn how to effectively communicate and manage the accommodations and services at the college level. This event is intended to supplement the New Student Orientation that is required for all new, degree-seeking students.
The event will be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm via Zoom. Students from all campuses are encouraged to attend and must RSVPnew window to receive the Zoom link.
Please RSVPnew window for the event no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
Welcome to the MC Office of Disability Support Services (DSS). Montgomery College is committed to radical inclusion and creating learning environments that are accessible and inclusive for all students, including those with disabilities. Accessibility is not only required by law; it is the right and smart thing to do.
DSS leads the effort to promote full participation and equal access to educational opportunities, programs and campus activities. DSS provides accommodations and support services for students with disabilities and educates the larger College community on disability related issues. When we celebrate and empower diversity at Montgomery College, we recognize and value disability as a distinct aspect of our diverse community.
DSS also ensures that the College complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act 2009 as Amended, in a partnership with students, faculty, and staff to identify and remove barriers so MC's campuses, programs and course are accessible and inclusive.
Students self-identify and are encouraged to contact DSS as soon as possible after admission to the College.
Disability Support Services (DSS) works with students with disabilities such as:
- Learning Disabilities
- Attention-deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD)
- Mental health disabilities
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Brain injuries
- Physical/mobility and medical disabilities
- Vision and hearing impairments
- Temporary disabilities or concerns