Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services

Support specialists are available to meet in-person as well as via Zoom, chat and email.

DSS Office Hours

Do you need a sign language interpreter for a class, meeting or other college event? Email aslinterpreterrequest@gtc.edu with the date, location and contact person.

Requesting Accommodations

Gateway’s Disability Support Services (DSS) provides each campus with a full range of support services.They prepare individualized and reasonable accommodations at the request of learners with documented disabilities. The purpose of DSS is to provide students equal access to learning opportunities to reach their educational goals. We’re committed to assisting the academic needs of every learner and supporting students in their journey to achieve scholastic excellence. We encourage you to request accommodations as early as possible to reap the full benefits of Disability Support Services.

Students seeking accommodations for the first time, complete this form.

Students currently working with DSS who are seeking accommodations for a new semester, please visit Accommodate(You must be logged in to your Gateway student email to access.)

Disability Support Services serves:

  • Students who have documented disabilities that limit academic access
  • Faculty instructing students with disabilities
  • Individuals seeking disability information

Reasonable Accommodations

Gateway provides a wide range of services that assists students with disabilities in reaching their educational goals.

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Disability Documentation

In order to use the disability services offered by Gateway, you must provide documentation of your disability. Here’s how to do so.

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TRiO Achievers Group (TAG)

Gateway’s TAG program helps guide students with disabilities through the academic process and provide resources and one-on-one support throughout their educational journey.

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Discover what accommodation services Gateway offers to deaf or hard of hearing students at all locations.

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Dual Credit and Transition Services

If you are a high school student with a documented disability taking transcripted or dual credit courses through Gateway, you have access and rights to disability and transition services.

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Disability Laws

Review the laws Gateway follows regarding students with disabilities, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Service Animals

Gateway welcomes service animals to assist students and visitors to campus with disabilities.

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GED/HSED Accommodations

Students with documented disabilities may request accommodations for their GED tests directly through the GED website. If requested, DSS is able to provide assistance with the application process if needed.

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Placement Testing Accommodations

If you have a documented disability and are considering coming to Gateway, you have the right and are encouraged to set up accommodations during your transition process. Please contact disabilitytransition@gtc.edu.

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Disability Support Staff

Meet the team that supports, instructs and advocates for Gateway students with disabilities.

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