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Welcome to Access Services


Students with documented disabilities attending courses at Miami Dade College West are eligible to receive accommodations and services to ensure equal opportunity and to facilitate academic success. To receive these services and accommodations, students must register with Access Services at the MDC North campus. Students with documented disabilities may qualify for services such as tutorial support, testing accommodations, note-taking assistance, sign language interpreting, technology training, and assistance with program modifications such as course substitutions.

Students may access important information regarding eligibility criteria, accommodation procedures, services offered, and important contact information for MDC North campus Access Services by clicking on the link below:

Students wishing to become registered with Access Services at the North campus, may schedule an intake session with an Access Representative at MDC West by contacting:

Ms. Patricia Lively
(305) 237-8517
Room 1208

Testing Accommodations
Students eligible for testing accommodations as approved by the Access Department, should take the Instructor Notification Letter to their instructors at the beginning of each term. Subsequently, the student and instructor can negotiate the time and place of each exam and the manner in which the testing accommodations will be provided. However, students may also choose to take their exams in the MDC West Testing Department. In such a case, students should pick up a Test Administration Form from the Advisement and Career Services Department at MDC West, room 1200 2-S, at least 72 hours before each exam and deliver the Form to their course instructor. The student should remind the instructor that the exam and Test Administration Form should be received by the Academic Programs Office at least 24 hours before the exam. If the Test is not received in a timely manner, the student may not be able to be accommodated in the MDC West Testing Department.





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