Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

To apply for Accessiblity Services, click here!

John Jay’s Accessibility Services provides comprehensive access to support services and programs for undergraduate and graduate students with hearing and visual impairments, mobility impairments, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, chronic illnesses and psychological impairments. To learn more about what defines a disability, click here.

It is our responsibility to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to services and are not discriminated against because of a disability.

The Office of Accessibility Services functions to assist students in obtaining appropriate accommodations and services. Services provided are designed to encourage independence and self- advocacy, backed by a comprehensive system of support services.

The mission of the Office of Accessibility Services at John Jay College is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to all college programs, services and activities. It is our objective to see that students with disabilities are provided with an impactful learning experience. The Office of Accessibility Services challenges every individual to be independent, responsible, problem-solvers and self-advocates in charge of their own lives. John Jay College is committed to equal access to education. We want to ensure that all students are afforded the same opportunity to participate in the learning process.

To learn more about what constitutes as a disability, click here.

The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is a New York State Agency-Based Voter Registration Site, where students with disabilities are offered information, voter registration application forms and the opportunity to register to vote.  There is no obligation to register to vote and the student's decision will have no effect on services offered by the Office of Accessibility Services.

Voter registration information and application forms are also available at the website for the State Board of Elections of the State of New York at http://www.elections.ny.gov/