Accessibility Services Application

In compliance with Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the American Disabilities Act of 1991, RVCC does not discriminate against students with disabilities in terms of program admissions and/or opportunities for academic success.


  • Develop a plan to r每一个 your academic goals
  • Ensure accommodations are in place to meet students’ individual needs.
  • 提供 information and referral
  • Serve as a campus partner and advocate


满足 with the campus Accessibility 协调员.

提供 documentation of the disability.  的 documentation must be from a licensed professional (doctor, psychiatrist, etc.). An IEP or 504 Plan with accompanying testing may also considered when developing a plan.

完整的 application forms for accommodations provided by the Accessibility 协调员.

An Individual Reasonable Accommodation Plan (IRAP) is developed based on documentation and the student application. Once complete, the 协调员 will provide the IRAP to any instructors designated by the student.

You may choose to meet with your instructor to discuss your plan. 

这个计划 is renewed prior to the start of 每一个 semester and is not automatically updated without contacting the Accessibility 协调员.


  • A student has the right not to disclose a disability and may enroll without an accommodation plan.
  • If the student and instructor are unsure how to implement the IRAP or are unable to agree on implementing the IRAP as written, the instructor will contact the Accessibility 协调员 and together, in consultation with the Vice President of Academic & 学生事务, they will make a determination of whether the recommended accommodation(s) will fundamentally alter the nature of the service, 项目或活动.
  • Resource Guide for 学生 with Disabilities has additional information and resources for college students and accessibility


  • 减少课程负担
  • Extended testing time
  • Separate reduced-distraction location for testing
  • 录音设备
  • 记笔记的人
  • Preferential seating
  • Audio versions of textbooks
  • Access to voice to text and text to voice software
  • Sign language interpreter

No.  学生 are required to meet the essential requirements of academic departments to enter a program and to remain in a program.  All students must show mastery of course materials to earn college credit.

  1. When a request is denied
    • 学院 will explain the reasons for the denial, in writing, to the student;
    • 学院 will consider whether effective alternatives exist that would allow the individual with a disability to participate without lowering essential requirements or fundamentally altering the nature of the program; and
    • If the request is denied because the College deems the documentation that the student provided is deficient, the College will explain why it is deficient so that the student can resolve any such deficiencies.
  2. Staff or faculty shall be notified of approved adjustments/auxiliary aids and services by the Accessibility 协调员.
  3. 学院, through all of its faculty and staff, is obligated to implement approved academic adjustments/auxiliary aids and service.
  4. Pending the resolution of any such concerns, faculty and staff will continue to provide such approved adjustments/aids and service.