Register with Access Services
for Students with Disabilities
You may begin this process at any time before or during your application process for admission to the college. Contact with the Access Services office has no bearing on application to the college or any limited-access program. Intake interviews for individuals who want to begin a degree or certificate program will be scheduled after a person has completed the CF application process and submitted documentation of disability.
If you intend to request testing accommodations for the PERT placement, TABE or other test, then you must complete STEPS 1, 2, 3 and 4 below in a timely manner.
If you have been registered with CF’s Access Services within the last two years, go to STEP 4.
Start with STEP 1 if
- you have never registered with Access Services OR
- if you have had only a semester of provisional accommodations OR
- if it has been two years or more since you were enrolled at CF and received disability-related assistance
______ STEP 1: Review the Documentation Guidelines.
______ STEP 2: Gather and submit to Access Services
- disability documentation meeting those guidelines
- an Application for Access Services
- a Release of Information
Allow up to two weeks for Access Services to review the documentation.
______ STEP 3: Following the review of your documentation, you will receive a phone call or email about scheduling an intake appointment or about additional information that may be needed.
______ STEP 4: Attend the Intake Interview with the Access Services coordinator to discuss approved accommodations and the process of starting those accommodations.
______ STEP 5: If specific accommodations are approved, provide your instructors with a Faculty Accommodation Notice (FAN) from Access Services at the beginning of the term.
______ STEP 6: Every term you want to have accommodations, complete an Accommodation Request Renewal. Submit this to Access Services in a timely fashion to ensure accommodations.