Under the umbrella of Student Engagement, AccessABILITY & Wellness Services collaborates with all departments of the College and engages in proactive institutional planning to ensure that the College is meeting the diverse needs of the student body.
The Office of AccessABILITY
The mission of Access-ABILITY Services at Guttman Community College is to ensure that ALL students have equal access to all college programs, services, and activities. It is our objective to see that students with disabilities are provided with an impact learning experience.
Guttman Community College is committed to providing opportunity and access to all members of the campus community. We want to ensure that all students are afforded the same opportunity to participate in the learning process.
The Office of AccessABILITY complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, which protect persons from discrimination on the basis of physical or mental impairments. The following documents will help you to navigate the process and connect you with the services you would like to receive.
Accommodations are not automatic and it is the student’s responsibility to request accommodations through the Office of AccessABILITY. Accommodations are based on documentation provided by the student.
Please schedule an appointment with the Office of AccessABILITY Services prior to the start of the semester in order to make arrangements in a timely fashion.
Assistant Director of AccessABILITY Services
AccessABILITY Welcome Packet <pdf>
Accessing Accommodation Services at College <pdf>
Application for AccessABILITY Services <pdf>
The Difference Between High School & College for Students with Disabilities <pdf>
Documentation Guidelines <pdf>
The Office of Wellness (Personal Counseling)
The mission of Wellness Services is to support and aid students in reaching their academic and personal goals through promoting the interpersonal and psychological well-being of the student community. We are committed to assist students in addressing any stress, conflicts, and other psycho-social factors that may be a hindrance. The Office of Wellness seeks to provide a non-judgmental space, work collaboratively, and equip students with effective strategies to use now and in the future.The Office of Wellness provides short-term, personal counseling services to assist students with problem-solving, adjustment issues, and other matters of personal concern that may interfere with their academic success at Guttman Community College. All counseling services are free, confidential, and voluntary. Additionally, Wellness Services facilitates several workshops and events throughout the year to support student growth and well-being.
After Hours Emergency and Crisis Contacts:
Guttman Public Safety: 646.313.8101
LIFENET: 1.800.LIFENET (1.800.543.3638)|
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273. TALK (1.800.273.8255)|
Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.621.HOPE (1.800.621.4673)