Jul 08, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office of AccessABILITY (for Students with Disabilities)

1214 Hunter East; 212-772-4857

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, the Office of AccessABILITY ensures the availability of variety of accommodations and services for students with documented disabilities or medical conditions who are currently registered at Hunter College. Disabilities include (but may not be limited to):

  • Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Medical or  and Psychological conditions.

  • Our office also accommodates students with temporary disabilities caused by an accident or short-term health conditions. To be eligible for reasonable accommodations, it is necessary for students to provide supporting documentation from a “qualified professional” (Physician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, or Clinical Social Worker).

Under the auspices of the Office of AccessABILITY, the Access and Technology Center, located in room 300  North building, houses equipment with adaptive software and hardware technologies and functions as a student hub, study area and testing accommodation center.

For more information regarding our services, please call (212) 772-4857/VP (646) 755-3129 or visit our Web site.

The Section 504 Coordinator at Hunter College, Professor Bonnie Keilty, is responsible for enforcement of the provisions of Section 504. She may be contacted in 929 Hunter West, (212) 772-4709. There is a 504 Grievance Procedure for students with disabilities at Hunter College. Students may obtain the necessary form, which contains instructions for filing, from the Office of Student Services in Room 1119 Hunter East. Students with disabilities at the School of Social Work may contact the director of admissions at (212) 396-7574 for assistance.