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Prospective Students

The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), The American with Disabilities Amendments Act (2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973) are designed to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities. To comply with this legislation, Monroe County Community College has developed a non-discrimination policy.

What is a Disability?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), The Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (2008) and Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act (1973) specifies that a person with a disability is one who has a physical impairment or a mental or psychological disorder that includes the following:

Physical Impairments [and/or] Mental/Psychological Impairments
  • Neurological
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Respiratory
  • Cardiovascular
  • Reproductive
  • Digestive
  • Genito-urinary
  • Hemic
  • Lymphatic
  • Skin
  • Endocrine
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Emotional or mental illness
  • Organic brain syndrome
  • Developmental disabilities

which substantially limits one or more:

Major Life Activities
  • Self-care
  • Manual tasks
  • Walking
  • Seeing
  • Hearing
  • Speaking
  • Breathing
  • Standing
  • Thinking
  • Concentrating
  • Reading
  • Learning
  • Sleeping
  • Working
  • Bending
  • Communicating
  • Reproducing
  • Normal cell growth
  • Immune system function
  • Digestive function
  • Bowel function
  • Bladder function
  • Neurological function
  • Brain function
  • Respiratory function
  • Circulatory function
  • Endocrine function
  • Has a history of an impairment

Important Information for Prospective Students

Students with Disabilities

Steps for Success for Students with Disabilities

Making the Transition from High School to MCCC

How is college different from high school?

Financial Aid

Students requesting accommodations for the Compass Placement Test should contact the Disability Services Office at (734)384-4167




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