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Welcome to Access & Disability Services (ADS) at Whatcom Community College! The ADS Office values the diversity students with disabilities bring to WCC’s campus community. Through intentional programs, services, and reasonable accommodations, ADS strives to ensure students with disabilities have equal access to Whatcom Community College. In addition, ADS staff encourage the development of independence and self-advocacy skills while supporting the learning experience.

The ADS office is located in Laidlaw Center, Room 116, and exists as a center for disability education and resources for students, staff and faculty. ADS provides accommodation services to qualified students with documented disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Washington State Law.

Remote Services

ADS staff will be following guidance by the college, local health department and CDC regarding social distancing in order to do our part in limiting the spread of the virus. ADS staff will continue being available to students through email, phone and video conferencing. All appointments can be scheduled through Starfish (Kerri or Melissa)or by emailing or calling 360-383-3080.

For Students

If you are already registered with ADS, log into your MyADS Student Portal to renew your accommodations on a quarterly basis. Log-in using your WCC Network Username and Password.

New Students
Current Students

Student Resources

For Faculty and Staff

Log-in to MyADS Faculty Portal using your WCC log-in credentials to access student accommodation letters for your courses.

All syllabi should contain the following statement:

Disability accommodations: Any student with a disability requiring auxiliary aids, services, or reasonable accommodations should contact the Access and Disability Services office in the Entry and Advising Center in LDC 116 or call 360-383-3080 or 360-255-7182 (videophone) to make an appointment.

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