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Disability Access Services

Counseling, Health and Disability Access Services

Davidson County Community College realizes that students with a disability or medical condition may need services and/or accommodations to participate in the academic programs at DCCC. If a student with a disability wishes to receive an accommodation, it is the responsibility of the student to disclose their disability to the Office of Disability Access Services and request an accommodation by completing the Disability Services Request Form. Students may elect to disclose a disability at any time, but we encourage students to contact the Office of Disability Services as soon as possible to ensure timely and appropriate accommodations.

The Office of Disability Access Services provides support services in curriculum, continuing education and pre-college courses.

Mission Statement

The Office of Disability Access Services facilitates equal access and opportunity for students with disabilities and serves as a resource for faculty and staff as they work with students who have disabilities. This mission is fulfilled by honoring the uniqueness of each student, assisting students in gaining access to resources and services they require in order to have the opportunity to be successful, and aiding students to develop and practice self-advocacy skills. It is also fulfilled by consulting with our faculty and staff to provide support, as needed, to enhance their work with students who are differentially abled.

Student Rights & Responsibilities

The Office of Disability Access Services takes seriously its responsibility to protect and promote a positive learning environment at Davidson County Community College, and all students are expected to adhere to the College’s Student Code of Conduct policies.

 

Campus Nurse

A school nurse, provided in coordination with the Davidson County Health Department, provides basic nursing assistance and intervention services on campus. Students may seek health services for assistance in:

  • Finding a local physician
  • Obtaining prescribed medications
  • Medical counseling similar to services offered through 24-hr. Nursing help call centers
  • Diet and nutrition educational programming
  • Referral to the health department services (maternity care coordination, family planning, immunizations, etc.)
  • Identify and assess community resources
  • Other health and wellness programming services

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Counseling services, in partnership with Family Services of Davidson County, offers confidential, professional counseling to support student development and assist students with their mental health needs. A licensed mental health counselor is available on campus and can arrange referrals for services off campus as needed. Students often seek counseling to deal with a variety of life issues including:

  • Adjustment to college
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Esteem

Office Hours:
Mondays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
First Friday of the Month: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.