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Disability Support Services (DSS) will coordinate the access to educational materials in large print for students with a documented disability who have been approved for this academic adjustment by the DSS Coordinator.


The following identifies the responsibilities of the student and DSS if the student chooses to utilize educational materials in large print:

Responsibilities: Student

  1. Student will give DSS a minimum of six weeks notice to arrange for educational materials in large print.
  2. Student will utilize DSS Early Priority Registration, which is usually eight weeks prior to the start of the quarter.
  3. Student must purchase any textbook or educational materials that are to be enlarged at the DSS Office.
  4. Student will pick up large print copies from the DSS Office in a timely manner. If large print copies are not picked up in a timely manner, services may be suspended until the student meets with the DSS Coordinator.
  5. Student will return all large print copies to the DSS Office immediately upon the completion of the quarter. If the large print copies are not returned and other arrangements have not been approved, a hold will be placed on his or her records.

Responsibilities: DSS

  1. DSS will send a letter to the student outlining the student's approved academic adjustments.
  2. DSS will make every effort to provide the student with all requested educational materials in large print in a timely manner. In the event notice is not given in a timely manner, DSS will attempt to provide the student with the requested educational materials in large print on an as needed basis.
  3. DSS will request the faculty's assistance in providing us with materials with advanced notice or ask faculty to assist with enlarged materials when advanced notice isn't possible by the faculty member.
  4. DSS will inform the student when large print copies are ready to be picked up.

The above responsibilities have been explained to me, and I understand my responsibilities.


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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