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Use this listing to locate the Web sites and contact the disability support services coordinators of Virginia's colleges and universities.

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Germanna Community College - Fredericksburg Campus


10000 Germanna Point Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
(540) 710-2000 (ph)
540-710-2101 (fax)
540-710-2509 (tty)
http://www.gc.vccs.edu

Admissions:

Rita Dunston
(540) 710-2016 (ph)
rdunston@gcc.vccs.edu
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For accommodations during the admissions process, please contact:
Mark Haines
(540) 710-2019 (ph)
mhaines@gcc.vccs.edu

General Description:

Community College offering degree programs, certificates, and career studies certificates

Programs Description:

All programs are open to qualified students with disabilities

Campus Enrollment

- Total number of students: 3000

Campus Activities:

- Programs (undergraduate and graduate) in which students with disabilities enroll: Students with disabilities are enrolled in all programs

- Number of students with disabilities who graduated last year: 20

- Other campus activities:

Academic Accommodations:

- Course modifications - YES
- Course waivers - NO
- Course Substitutions:

  • Math - YES
  • Foreign language - NO
- Lecture notes, required readings, handouts and exams in alternative formats - YES
- Extended course time - NO
- Extended time to complete degree - NO
- Flexible class attendance requirements - NO
- Flexible in course requirements - NO
- Reduced course load with no consequences to financial aid / academic standing - NO
- Flexible in class scheduling - YES
- Arrangement for recorded texts and materials on campus or through the Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic - YES
- Alternative assignments - NO
- Assignments / syllabi in alternative formats - NO
- Use of aids in class:
  • Word processor - YES
  • Speller - YES
  • Dictionary - NO
  • Calculator - YES
- Priority seating in class - YES
- Notices to faculty about accommodations - YES
- Other academic accommodations: Assistive Technology including Kurzweil Reader, ZoomText, CCTV, Dragon Naturally Speaking

Testing Accommodations:

- Standardized tests in alternative formats - NO
- Alternative forms and formats - NO
- Extended time - YES
- Quiet, distraction free place for test taking - NO
- Use of calculator - YES
- Rest periods - NO

Auxiliary Aids and Services:

- Computerized early registration - YES
- Priority registration - NO
- Assistive technology:

  • LOOP system - NO
  • Sound alert system - YES
  • Visual warning system - NO
  • Real-time captioning - NO
  • CCTV (to magnify material) - YES
  • Adapted equipment in science or studio workshop - NO
  • Speech output devices - NO
  • Brailling services - NO
  • Large print materials / texts - NO
  • Accessible computers - YES
  • Text reading software - YES
- Developmental classes - NO
- Learning resource center - YES
- Mentoring program - NO
- Buddy system - NO
- Alternative formats for college / university document - NO

Support Staff

- Interpreters - NO
- Personal care assistants - NO
- Interagency service facilitator - YES
- Advisors - YES
- Career planning and counseling - NO
- Counseling services - NO
- Lab assistants - YES
- Note takers - YES
- Tutors - YES
- Readers - YES

Facilities

- Preferential dorm assignments - NO
- Accessible housing on campus - NO
- Accessible facilities (elevators, buildings ...) - YES
- Accessible transportation to campus - NO
- Accessible transportation on campus - NO
- Scribe, readers - YES
- Orientation program for incoming students with disabilities - YES
- Campus map in alternative format - NO
- Accessibility to student activities - NO
- Disabled student support group - YES
- Referral to testing / evaluation centers - YES


Disability Support Service Coordinator

Last update: 9-, 2008