Admissions & Aid
The CSDS, located in 138 Roosevelt Hall, is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities enjoy an equal opportunity to participate in the classrooms, programs, and services that the college has to offer by facilitating the necessary accommodations. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, no otherwise qualified person with a disability shall be denied a benefit or opportunity or be excluded from participation solely on the basis of that disability. Services provided by the center include:
In addition, the center offers adaptive equipment for studying, taking tests, tutoring, and other academic activities. A wide variety of equipment and software is available, including a Dragon dictate speech-recognition system, a scanner with screen-access software, a text-to-speech synthesizer, magnification systems, CCTV systems, 17-inch VGA display monitors, braille and large print keyboards, and a braille printer. Computers allow many documents to be accessible in alternative formats, such as braille print or vocalized text.
Adaptive equipment and software are available through the center’s computer lab and its Mamie and Frank Goldstein Resource Center, 138 Roosevelt Hall. For more information, call 718.951.5538. Accessible computers are located throughout the campus.
How students can access disability services at their CUNY college.
Adaptive Software and Devices
Collaborative Autism Spectrum Program (CASP)
Disability Services FAQ
Under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, the Center for Student Disability Services is an agency-based registration site, where students are offered the opportunity to become registered voters. Applications are available in 138 Roosevelt Hall. The New York State Board of Elections website has more information.
Every effort is made to ensure that students with disabilities are provided with appropriate accommodations and academic adjustments, which are determined on a case-by-case basis.
We work collaboratively with students and the campus community to provide access to students with disabilities registered with the Center for Student Disability Services.
In the event that the services do not meet students’ expectations, they should follow the procedure listed below:
138 Roosevelt Hall
Department Office Hours:
Note that office hours during summer and winter intersession breaks varies.
Brooklyn College LEADS Counselor
CUNY LEADS Website
CUNY LEADS Job Developer
Testing Accommodation Coordinators
Information Technology Services
Assistive Technology Coordinator