ADA/Disability Services


The ADA/Disability Services Office at Cochise College provides a variety of support services to meet the unique needs of faculty, staff, and students with documented disabilities. Our goal is to empower students, foster independence, promote success and assist individuals in discovering and developing their full potential.

Cochise College is continuously working to maintain accessibility standards throughout the college community. Compliance is an ongoing college effort, if you are having trouble accessing information, please contact our ADA/Disability Services office.

Director of Disability Services
Rocío Suarez | suarezr@cochise.edu

Sierra Vista Campus | 1064 – Student Union (2nd Floor) | (520) 515-5337
Douglas Campus | 613 – Learning Commons | (520) 417-4023
Downtown Center | Benson Center | Willcox Center
Ft. Huachuca Education Center | Santa Cruz Center

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Community members, and Center for Lifelong Learning, and non-registered students may contact the Office of Disability Services to determine eligibility.

Services

In compliance with Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Cochise College seeks to provide support services to faculty, staff, and students with a documented disability.

Examples of Supporting Documentation:

  • Medical Documentation from Qualified Health Care Professionals
  • IEP/MET/504 Plan
  • Behavioral Health Reports
  • Veterans Administration Determination

The Disability Services Office at Cochise College provides a variety of services tailored to individual needs.

Examples of Common Accommodations

  • Alternative Format Material: E-text, Electronic Handouts, Braille
  • Alternative Testing Arrangements: Extended Testing Time, Reduced-Distraction Testing Area, Use of Access Technology
  • Access Technology: Voice Recognition Software, Test-To Speech Software, Magnification Software, Calculators
  • Classroom/Workplace Accommodations: Accessible Furniture, Interpreters, Note-Taking Support, Preferential Seating

Student Responsibilities

  • Schedule an appointment with the Director of Disability Services.
  • Provide current documentation of disability
  • Report any problems you have with the effectiveness of accommodations.
  • Provide your class schedule to the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the beginning of each semester to ensure instructors receive Accommodations Letter in a timely manner.

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