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In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Alamo Colleges is committed to ensuring that all programs, services, and facilities are accessible to and provide equal opportunities for education to all students.

The disABILITY Support Services office at SAC coordinates accommodations for students with permanent and temporary disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Our Mission

The mission of disABILITY Support Services (dSS) at San Antonio College (SAC) is to provide reasonable accommodations and facilitate access to on-campus courses as well as distance education for students with disabilities.  

Welcome to San Antonio College  disABILITY Support Services!  😊

If your home college is SAC, please complete the following, applicable steps in order to request disability services: 

Please Note that Requests for Accommodations for the Spring 2024 semester will not be accepted until after November 1, 2023

How to Request Disability Services for Class Accommodations for NEW SAC students with Disabilities

Please Note that Requests for Accommodations for the Spring 2024 semester will not be accepted until after November 1, 2023

To begin the process, please complete the “Request for Disability Support Services for Class Accommodations”

In order to submit your request, you are required to attach the following:

  • Documentation of disability

Here is a sample list of eligible documentation:

  • High School Special Education Records (504, IEP, ARD)
  • Medical record with Disability Diagnosis
  • Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Any Military/Veteran records Stating Disability
  • Any Other Supporting Documentation
  • Documents can be scanned by using your Smart Device and downloading any Free App, such as Evernote Scannable

Once we have received your “Request for Disability Support Services for Accommodations” with the required documents, we will contact you to review next steps to secure an Intake Appointment at the phone number and/or email that is specified on your request form. Please be sure to check both. 

Allow up to 10 business days (Excludes Weekends and Holidays) after submission to be contacted by Disability Services staff.

We encourage you to call us at (210) 486-0020 if you have any questions.

Accommodations are not retroactive. Accommodations begin the day the letter is sent to professors with the exception of testing. Professors should have at least 24 hours’ notice to prepare for making arrangements for accommodated testing. 


How to Request Disability Services for Class Accommodations for RETURNING SAC students with Disabilities

Please Note that Requests for Accommodations for the Spring 2024 semester will not be accepted until after November 1, 2023

To begin the process, please complete the “Request for Disability Support Services for Class Accommodations”  

Please note the following:

  • A copy of your disability documentation must already be on file with the disABILITY Support Services office PRIOR to providing accommodations.
  • Students receive copies of their letters of accommodation via their ACES email account.

Allow up to 10 business days (Excludes Weekends and Holidays) after submission to be contacted by Disability Services staff.

We encourage you to call us at (210) 486-0020 if you have any questions.

Accommodations are not retroactive. Accommodations begin the day the letter is sent to professors with the exception of testing. Professors should have at least 24 hours’ notice to prepare for making arrangements for accommodated testing. 

How to Notify the DSS office for a new SCHEDULE CHANGE after I have submitted a Class Accommodations form

Please contact the disABILITY Support Services office at sac-dSS@alamo.edu to send you the supplement accommodations form.

We encourage you to call us at (210) 486-0020 if you have any questions.

Accommodations are not retroactive. Accommodations begin the day the letter is sent to professors with the exception of testing. Professors should have at least 24 hours’ notice to prepare for making arrangements for accommodated testing. 

 

How to Request Disability Services if your home college is NOT San Antonio College

Please complete your "Request for Disabiltiy Services" with your home college:

  1. Once your Request for Disability Services is approved, the home college will notify the respective sister college(s) of your co-enrollment status.

  2. The student will be contacted via phone and/or student email from each co-enrollment college to set up a new intake for accommodations meeting.

  3. Accommodations requested for each co-enrolled course will be reviewed.

PLEASE NOTE: Medical documentation can be electronically transferred between the Alamo Colleges’ Disability Support Services offices. The letters of accommodation will be sent by each Alamo College you are attending.    

Accommodations are not retroactive.  Accommodations begin the day the letter is sent to professors with the exception of testing. Professors should have at least 24 hours’ notice to prepare for making arrangements for accommodated testing. 

How to Request Interpreting Services

Alamo Colleges Form for Interpreting Services link

The Interpreting Services Manager coordinates interpreting services and on-boarding services to new students.

In order to qualify for services, a student must provide documentation of verification of disability.

An interview with the Interpreting Services Manager will begin the process.   The link will provide the form.

 

Dual Credit Students

For classes through high school campuses, accommodations will be made by the high school counselor. 

For online, dual credit classes taught by Alamo College faculty, accommodations can be provided via the respective Alamo College.

Early College Students

If you are taking a San Antonio College class and would like to request accommodations, please complete the process outlined in the first red tab above labeled, “How to Request Disability Services for Class Accommodations for NEW SAC students with Disabilities.”

Hours & Contact Information

Fall Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
First Saturday of the month 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location
Victory Center, Room 101
1819 N. Main Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212
Office: (210) 486-0020
Fax: (210) 486-9143
sac-dSS@alamo.edu

 

dSS Tutoring Services

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TUTORING SERVICES
Tutors are available for face to face and remote (Zoom) tutoring appointments
Call 210-486-0439 during tutoring hours to schedule an appointment

SAC-dSS TUTORING- Virtual Front Desk

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