Please review the following important reminders

Please don’t…

  • Move handicapped tables and chairs located in your classroom.
  • Put overhead projectors, audio-visual equipment or other pieces of equipment on handicapped accessible tables.
  • Accept any disability related documentation from a student other than the MCC Student Accommodation Form.  Please refer the student to Disability Support Services.
  • Provide accommodations to a student who has not provided you with a Student Accommodation Form.
  • Accept behavior that is disruptive to the learning environment, from any student, including students with disabilities. If you have a student who is presenting with disruptive behavior, please refer the matter to the Dean of Students through the use of the Small Incident Form.

Please do…

  • Call Disability Support Services if you have a student in your class and you feel that they have access needs that you may not know how to accommodate.
  • Call Disability Support Services with questions about a student’s Accommodation Form.
  • Call Disability Support Services for help with any disability related issues - large or small.  We are here to support the college community.
  • Include a statement in your syllabus that invites students to utilize Disability Support Services (see below).

Sample Syllabus Statement:

Disability Support Services (DSS)

The collegiate experience at Middlesex, is open to students of varying abilities and levels of adaptive skills. The DSS office provides accommodations, services and resources to empower each student to attain his/her highest level of academic success and learning independence. To access these services for eligible students, contact:

Bedford campus:

Enrollment Center Building, 2nd Floor or call: 781-280-3630 

Lowell campus:

Cowan Center Building, 3rd Floor, Room 314 or call:. 978-656-3258

Last Modified: 8/2/21