Tidewater Community College

121 College Place
Norfolk,
 Virginia  
23510

General information

This campus is:
2 year
Public
Highest level of degree offered:
Associate's Degree
Student population
32,982
Student population: undergraduate
32,982
Primarily online?
No

Disability resource office

Educational Accessibility
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach,
 Virginia  
23453
Office phone
757-822-7751
Office email
OEA@tcc.edu
Contact people
Name
Claudia Barrington
Email
cbarrington@tcc.edu
Telephone
757-822-7752
Job title or role
Administrative Assitant
Number of full-time disability service staff
4.0
Number of students who have submitted disability documentation
1,000

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) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Culturally Deaf students who use American Sign Language Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Students with chronic health conditions and illness Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly 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 Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
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 Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Readers Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Assistive technology (e.g., screen readers, voice input) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Sign language interpreters Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
CART or C-Print Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Other: Attendance Accommodations Commonly provided in the last three years
Programmatic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Course substitutions Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
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 Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Accommodations and services for internships, externships, field placements, or other for-credit off-campus work experiences Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided

Campus accessibility and resources

Campus access
GroupLevel of service
Student health services Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
Counseling and psychological services Not applicable to this institution
Not applicable
The library(ies) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Institution websites Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Recreation and athletic facilities Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
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 Generally not accessible
Not 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) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Sexual assault services and reporting mechanisms Completely accessible
Completely accessible
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

  • 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
  • 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

General Campus Resources

  • TRIO Student Support Services programs designed for students with disabilities
  • Food shelf or food pantry

Academics and campus climate for students with disabilities

Courses or degree programs

  • American Sign Language courses or degree programs

Student organizations related to disability, Deafness, or ASL

  • DREAM
  • NAMI on campus
  • ASL student club
How often does your institution have public events or activities related to disability, culturally Deaf people, or ASL?
Very rarely or never