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Students with Disabilities

Dodge City Community College is dedicated to the belief that students with disabilities should have equal opportunity to develop and extend their skills and knowledge. We strive to maintain a least-restrictive environment and provide appropriate support services necessary to ensure your access to our educational programs.  We encourage you to communicate your needs and utilize all available resources.

Services & Accommodations

Services are dependent on students needs and may include assistive technology, sign language interpreters, test accommodations and preferential seating.  As a resource, we also encourage the use of the Academic Success Center (ASC) for study skills and time management strategies as well as tutoring services.

How to Receive Accommodations

  1. Prior to enrolling in classes at Dodge City Community College, contact our Director of Admissions. You will need to request accommodations in writing before the beginning of each semester. You may visit Stephanie Lanning in the Student Union or contact her:

    Stephanie Lanning

    Dean of Students

  2. Provide documentation (psychological, educational, or medical evaluations). You may submit the documentation in person or mail to:Dodge City Community College
    Attn: Stephanie Lanning
    2501 N 14th Ave
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  3. After you have arranged your schedule for the semester and prior to the first day of classes, provide a copy of your granted accommodations letter given to you by the Director of Admissions.
  4. Arrange a meeting with each of your instructors to give him or her your accommodations letter and discuss your accommodations specific to their class. We recommend that you meet with instructors during office hours or after class since before and during class are not typically times when a teacher can give full attention to the matter.

Testing Center Info

Our Testing Center is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, with late-night testing until 8 pm on Wednesdays. The center has a handicap accessible testing station available. If you have been granted testing accommodations (i.e., a reader, extended time), contact the Testing Center 24 hours prior to test administration:

Dodge City Community College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.