Disability Services

SERVICES PROVIDED

If you have a physical, psychological, or learning disability, Baruch College provides services through the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (OSSD), part of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. For more information contact Barbara Sirois, Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, 1 Baruch Way (Newman Vertical Campus), Room 2-271 (within Suite 2-255), (646) 312-4590.

  • Advocacy: an active process designed to make Baruch College's systems more responsive to the needs of each individual served by the system.

  • Federal mandate 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act advocacy

  • Pre-admission interviews and orientation

  • Priority registration

  • Tours as needed

  • Modifications to academic requirements as necessary to ensure that such requirements do not discriminate against students with disabilities, or have the effect of excluding students solely on the basis of disability

  • Room changes as needed for accessibility

  • Reasonable modifications for exams

  • Print materials available in alternate formats

  • Provision of auxiliary aids: readers, writers, interpreters, note takers, science laboratory assistants, etc.

  • Counseling for issues related to disability

  • Outside referrals

  • Assistive Technology Services

  • Liaison with vocational rehabilitation