Access and Disability Resource Center

Resources for Students with Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, are eligible for services with the Access and Disability Resource Center at Oakton. Accommodations are individual in nature and are decided on a case-by-case basis to ensure your unique needs are met.

Oakton Community College is proud to provide equal access to education for all students. We are committed to equity in everything we do and are determined to help you succeed during your educational journey. If you are a student with a documented disability and have the ability to perform college-level work, Oakton can help you succeed.

Questions? Contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at 847.635.1759 or accessdisability@oakton.edu and read more about our mission.

What We Offer

The Access and Disability Resource Center provides a range of accommodations and services for students with documented disabilities, including:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Extended testing time
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Alternative text
  • Note-taking services
  • Enlarged printed materials
  • Reader services
  • Scribes
  • Tutoring

Steps to Get Help

Learn more about how to get assistance from the Access and Disability Resource Center by following these step-by-step instructions.

How to Request Access and Disability Services

Assistive Technology

Providing accessible technology tools and solutions to Oakton students via specialized hardware and software is a large part of the Access and Disability Resource Center's mission.

Learn About Assistive Technology at Oakton

Student Resources

Learn more about the Access and Disability Resource Center at Oakton and its various student services and accommodations. Browse questions frequently asked by your peers, see the differences between high school and college for disabled students and review guidelines for how to provide appropriate documentation.

Appointment and Accommodation Request Forms

 

Contact Us

Access and Disability Resource Center
Des Plaines
accessdisability@oakton.edu
847.635.1489
Room 2400

Skokie
accessdisability@oakton.edu
847.635.1489
Room A135