The Baruch College Faculty Handbook

Information related to Students with Disabilities and OSSD (Baruch College's Office of Services for Students with Disabilities)

Last updated on 9/9/09

This page provides the following links:

Services for Students with Disabilities

Describes the accomodations we provide students with disabilities and concludes with the text of an announcement that the Provost asks you to read to your classes during the first week of the semester. Please feel free to copy and paste any of this text, including the announcement (with blanks filled in), to your syllabi.

OSSD: Office of Services for Students with Disabilities

Baruch College is committed to making individuals with disabilities full participants in its programs, services, and activities through compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. It is the policy of Baruch College that no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall be denied access to or participation in any program, service, or activity offered by the university. Individuals with disabilities have a right to request accommodations.

Reasonable Accomodations (PDF file)

A faculty guide to teaching college students with disabilities

Assistive Technology Services (PDF file)

Consistent with Baruch College's mission of access and excellence in post-secondary education, the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities strives to help students who rely on assistive technology achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals.

Student Information Packet (PDF file)