Admissions & Aid
During this transition to remote delivery of our courses, Brooklyn College’s faculty remain our most vital resource in ensuring reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. As you prepare course content to deliver via distance learning modalities, we ask that you consider the following overarching principles and key resources:
Reasonable Accommodations: A Faculty Guide for Teaching Students with Disabilities was developed specifically to provide CUNY faculty with information and best practices to meet the needs of students with disabilities and achieving the goal of equal access.
CSDS will work closely with our CUNY Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives to ensure that our faculty have the support they need to successfully and meaningfully accommodate students with disabilities. We are grateful to our faculty and to our disability services professionals for their abiding commitment to the access, success, and wellness of students with disabilities.
The Mayor’s Office for People With Disabilities has developed a guide meant to provide information on how you can make your virtual meetings accessible to people with disabilities. It includes information on what you should do before the meeting, using an accessible virtual conferencing platform, and providing accommodations as well as online disability etiquette.
The Center for Student Disability Services is currently working remotely. In order to receive disability-related academic accommodations, students must first be registered with CSDS. Students who have a documented disability or suspect they may have a disability are invited to schedule an interview by calling 718.951.5538 or sending an e-mail. If you have already registered with CSDS, e-mail Josephine.Patterson@brooklyn.cuny.edu or email@example.com to ensure the accommodation e-mail is sent to your professor.