Welcome to the Student Resources Office at York Technical College.
The purpose of the Special Resources Office (SRO) is to provide accessible, relevant, and high quality services to students with disabilities. The SRO provides opportunities for individuals with diverse backgrounds and ability levels to acquire or upgrade the knowledge and skills offered through York Technical College programs.
Students with disabilities are served in accordance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Phone: 803-327-8007 The SRO coordinates services and accommodations for students with documented disabilities. These services provide equal educational opportunities to students by minimizing the impact of functional limitations on academic pursuits. Students seeking services and accommodations must:
An "information packet" of intake materials is available in the SRO and as a link below. After review of documentation and an intake interview with the student, reasonable adjustments (accommodations) are determined. Adjustments will be flexible, meeting the needs of various disabilities, and are consistent with the documentation provided, without fundamentally altering the academic standards of the course/program.
SRO Intake Form
SRO Student Information
Authorization to Administer the Test with Accommodations
Differences between High School and College
Documentation of disability is written proof that a disability exists from a qualified professional. Documentation is necessary because it provides the basis for which the SRO determines appropriate accommodations.
Documentation can come from a variety of sources. Some common sources are: