Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd.
Chula Vista,
 California  
91910-7299

General information

This campus is:
2 year
Public
Highest level of degree offered:
Certificate
Student population
24,867
Student population: undergraduate
24,867
Primarily online?
No

Disability resource office

Disability Services Office
100 College St
Room S108
Winfield,
 Kansas  
67156
Office phone
620-229-6307
Office email
disability.services@sckans.edu
Contact people
Name
Maria Constein
Email
mconstein@swccd.edu
Telephone
619-482-6512
Job title or role
Interim Director
Number of full-time disability service staff
There is one dedicated staff member to coordinate services, however the VP of Student Affairs helps closely. We all work together. It takes a team.
Number of students who have submitted disability documentation
few

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 Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with chronic health conditions and illness Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Students with food allergies Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
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 Not provided in the last three years
Not provided

Disability accommodations and services

Accommodations for students with disabilities
Academic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Notetaking Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Test accomodations Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Alternate formats (e.g.,e-text, large print) Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Scribes Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
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 Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Reduced courseload Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
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 Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
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 Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally

Campus accessibility and resources

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

Policies and procedures related to students with disabilities

  • Standardized or recommended syllabus statements regarding disability accommodations
  • Centralized funding for disability accommodations at events (e.g. individuals, student organizations, and departments are not responsible for paying for disability-related accommodations)Provision of interpreters and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) for all major events
  • Formal grievance policies and procedures for students with complaints about campus disability access
  • Grievance procedures for students with complaints about the disability resource office

Types of counseling and psychological services available at the institution

  • Short-term counseling (e.g., 10 session limit)
  • Long-term counseling
  • 24/7 Mental health hotline or crisis line
  • Cross-campus behavioral, mental health, or crisis team(s)
  • Campus-based chaplains

General Campus Resources

  • Food shelf or food pantry

Academics and campus climate for students with disabilities

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

  • Student Services Team

Student organizations related to disability, Deafness, or ASL

  • Student Government Association