Students with disabilities at Lower Columbia College may be eligible for parking accommodations
for a reserved parking spot on the basis of their documented physical disability.
Students who request will be required to submit documentation to verify eligibility.
Documentation of disability and related information will be kept confidential. The
cost and responsibility for providing this documentation shall be borne by the individual.
Three campus parking spaces are available through the Disability Support Services
parking lottery, each space is available for the duration of the quarter it is won;
signing the agreement below does not guarantee a space.
Student Responsibilities & Eligibility
- The student must provide proof that they have a handicapped parking permit.
- Students must submit requests quarterly by completing a Quarterly Request form with
- The student must provide Disability Support Services Coordinator with documentation
verifying the need for parking accommodation. Documentation may not be required of
individuals with obvious physical disabilities.
- Documentation should show current impact of the disability.The documentation you provide
should be the most current available.
- Only qualified diagnosticians may provide documentation. For a physical disability,
a qualified diagnostician includes a physician or nurse practitioner.
- The documentation must state a specific diagnosis that conforms to standard criteria
as published in applicable diagnostic manuals such as DSM-V.
- The documentation must be typed on letterhead stationery and be signed and dated by
the qualified professional. Including their names, titles and professional credentials
of the evaluators as well as the date of evaluation or testing.
- Priority may be given to individuals with permanent disabilities when parking is limited.
- Priority may be given to individuals with the greatest physical limitations when parking
- Parking lottery is only granted for one quarter at a time so that other students can
enter the following quarter.
The college retains the professional and legal right to determine the reasonableness
of any recommended accommodation.
The above responsibilities have been explained to me, and I understand my responsibilities.