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Disability Services

Welcome to disability support services at Wenatchee Valley College. WVC's Student Access Office provides accommodation services on both campuses (Wenatchee and Omak) for students with disabilities. The Student Access Department will work with students individually to help coordinate the best possible assistance.

Wenatchee Valley College is committed to providing equal opportunity in accommodations, benefits, rights and privileges of college services, programs and activities for every qualified student with disabilities.

Wenatchee Valley College will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Washington State Law.

Disability Services

Lisa Foster
Director of Student Access
Phone: (509) 682-6854
A
ppointments: (509) 682-6830
TTY/TTD 509.682.6853
lfoster@wvc.edu

Accessible Technology

Jeannie Henkle
Teaching & Learning Success Center Coordinator
(509) 682-6718
jtucker@wvc.edu

Type of Service
Time Required

Alternative Textbooks

 Requests for accessible textbooks are due at least 4 -6 weeks prior to the 1st day of class.

Classroom Services: Relocation, Furniture Requests, Readers

Requests for classroom services are due at least 4 weeks prior to the 1st day of class.
Communication Access: Real time captioning, ASL Interpreter, Video Captioning Requests for recurring or multi-day communication access are due 5 weeks in advance. Requests for one-time events and meetings are due 10 days in advance.
Disability Related Absences Agreement If you are eligible through the Student Access Department. Please complete a Disability Related Absence Agreement for each class, with your professor, before the end of the 2nd week of the classes. 
Exam/Test Accommodations Exams/Tests must be requested 48 hours in advance. Final Exams must be requests 2 weeks in advance. *Updated Winter Quarter 2020
Housing Accommodations Requests for housing accommodations are due at least 3 months prior to the anticipated move-in date. Please visit our Residence Hall website for more information.