Dedicated space available for students who are nursing mothers.

If you need access to this space, please see Disability Support Services for approval and entry code. Thank you.


Disability Support Services (DSS) assists qualified students with disabilities by providing accommodations and equal access to academic programs and activities. Our goals are to:

  • Create a respectful and confidential environment.
  • Develop a plan of accommodation that fit your needs.
  • Teach you how to request accommodations.
  • Implement those accommodations in a timely manner.
  • Promote campus wide accessibility.

“My ability is stronger than my disability.”
—Luke Watson


Procedure for obtaining Disability Support Services:

  1. Schedule an Intake Interview with the DSS Director.
  2. Obtain and provide documentation of your disability prior to the intake, if possible.
  3. Conduct intake with the DSS Director and discuss your specific needs.
  4. Once approved for accommodations, fill out a Quarterly Request Form and attach a copy of your schedule.

We can assist with campus resources, academic coaching, and even guide you with the process of becoming an LCC student. We are committed to your growth and success as a college student and look forward to meeting you soon!


Eligibility for Disability Support Services:

To be eligible for services, students must have a disability defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and request to be accommodated. Under the ADA and Section 504, a person has a disability if he/she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (e.g. walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, standing, breathing, learning, and working).

Examples include (but are not limited to):

  • ADHD
  • Learning disabilities
  • Psychological conditions
  • Medical conditions
  • Hearing disabilities
  • Visual disabilities

Disability Support Services also provides reasonable accommodations to students with temporary disabilities.

Examples include (but are not limited to):

  • Broken arm
  • Pregnancy

Contact Disability Support Services

Located in the Admissions Center, Room 143. Make an appointment by calling the Entry Center at 360.442.2311. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours.

Main Office

   360.442.2340
TTY/Video Relay Service: 7-1-1 or 800.833.6388

  Shannon Vantrease, Coordinator

  360.442.2340
  svantrease@lowercolumbia.edu

  Mary Kate Morgan, Director

  360.442.2341
  mmorgan@lowercolumbia.edu

Current Section 504 / ADA Coordinator

  Kendra Sprague, Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs

  360.442.2121
  ksprague@lowercolumbia.edu

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