American Samoa Community College

P.O. Box 2609
PagoPago,
 American Samoa  
96799-2609

General information

This campus is:
4 year
Public
Highest level of degree offered:
Bachelor's Degree
Student population
1,370
Student population: undergraduate
1,370
Primarily online?
No

Disability resource office

none
 Outside the United States  
Contact people
Name
Annie Panama
Email
a.panama@amsamoa.edu
Telephone
6992722x3
Job title or role
PD Conseling
Number of full-time disability service staff
1
Number of students who have submitted disability documentation
5

Three most common types of disabilities disclosed by students to the disability resource office

  • Attention Deficit Hyperacticity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Psychiatric and disabilities related to mental and emotional health
Within the last three years, how common has it been for your institution and/or disability services provider to serve these specific populations of students with disabilities?
Students with low-incidence types of disabilities
GroupLevel of service
Autistic students (includes Asperger’s or autism spectrum) Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Culturally Deaf students who use American Sign Language Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Students with chronic health conditions and illness Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with food allergies Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with intellectual disabilities Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Students with disabilities in advanced academics or interests
GroupLevel of service
Students in STEM fields, including health sciences Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Professional and graduate students Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Law students Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
NCAA athletes Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Veterans Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided

Disability accommodations and services

Accommodations for students with disabilities
Academic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Notetaking Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Test accomodations Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Alternate formats (e.g.,e-text, large print) Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Scribes Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Readers Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Assistive technology (e.g., screen readers, voice input) Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Sign language interpreters Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
CART or C-Print Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Programmatic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Course substitutions Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Priority registration Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Reduced courseload Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Medical leave Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations in residence halls Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Other accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Dietary accommodations for meal plans Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Service animals or emotional support animals Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations and services for institution-sponsored study abroad programs Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations and services for internships, externships, field placements, or other for-credit off-campus work experiences Not provided in the last three years
Not provided

Campus accessibility and resources

Campus access
GroupLevel of service
Student health services Generally not accessible
Not accessible
Counseling and psychological services Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
The library(ies) Completely accessible
Completely accessible
Institution websites Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Recreation and athletic facilities Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Student union or other main building designated for students to socialize Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Main academic buildings where most undergraduates would attend classes Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Entertainment, theater, and event facilities Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
On-campus transportation Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Nearby off-campus transportation Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Residence halls Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Key administrative offices (e.g., financial aid, registration, multi-cultural affairs, students services, career counseling) Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Sexual assault services and reporting mechanisms Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Security and saftety programs (e.g., late-night escort services on campus) Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable

Policies and procedures related to students with disabilities

  • Faculty diversity hiring initiatives include efforts to recruit and retain faculty with disabilities
  • Formal grievance policies and procedures for students with complaints about campus disability access

Types of counseling and psychological services available at the institution

  • Short-term counseling (e.g., 10 session limit)
  • Peer counselors or peer supports
During the 2017-2018 school year, what was the total number of students who had accessed counseling and psychological services
1

General Campus Resources

  • No additional general campus resources are offered at this institution

Academics and campus climate for students with disabilities

Courses or degree programs

  • No specialized degree programs or courses are offered at this institution

Campus groups that address disability issues but do not provide direct services to students

  • UCEDD

Student organizations related to disability, Deafness, or ASL

  • Peer Mentor
How often does your institution have public events or activities related to disability, culturally Deaf people, or ASL?
About once each year