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Accommodations

How to Request Accommodations
If you are new to RCC or have received accommodations in the past, this page will explain how to request accommodations each term


Tutoring Services and Support for Learning


Crisis & Community Resources


Make Ends Meet

  • IonTuition
    Free student resource with sign-up that can assist with finding scholarships, internships, jobs, student loan comparisons and repayment planning, money management skills for college and beyond.

Safety on Campus

  • RCC Campus Notifications
    Sign up page to receive emergency alerts from Rogue Community College. These notifications are also intended for non-RCC students, such as family, personal attendants and interpreters.
  • Security on Campus

Scholarships

RCC Foundation Scholarships

Anna & I.H. Grancell Endowed Scholarship, for legally blind students who are taking at least 9 credits per term and have/maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Grants Pass Lion's Club Scholarship, for RCC students who live in Josephine County that have a physical or learning disability. Must take 6 credits each term with a 2.5 GPA

Lion's District 36E Endowed Scholarship, for a student with a serious visual or hearing disability.

Rogue Valley Chapter of the American Council of the Blind of Oregon Scholarship, for RCC students in Jackson County and are legally blind.  Must maintain a 2.0 GPA for eligibility.

To view scholarship information and to apply, go to www.rccfoundation.org Click on Students, then RCCF Scholarships

Incight Scholarship

Incight awards scholarships to students with documented disabilities pursuing higher education. Scholars must be enrolled in Community College, University, Vocational School or Graduate Programs.

Accommodations


Syllabus Statement

Any student who requires academic accommodations for a disability, such as vision, hearing, orthopedic, learning disabilities, psychological or other medical conditions, should make an appointment with Access and Disability Resources at the following locations:

Josephine County
RWC, Wiseman Tutoring Center
3345 Redwood Hwy.
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527-9298
541-956-7337 or Oregon Telecom Relay Service – 711

Jackson County
RVC/TRC
“B” Bldg., Room 9, 227 E. 9th Street
Medford, Oregon 97501-7221
541-956-7337 or Oregon Telecom Relay Service – 711



Working with Students with Disabilities


Universal Design for Instruction

  • AccessCollege: The Faculty Room
    Information from the University of Washington on creating inclusive classroom environments and academic activities through universal design
  • Understanding the Social Model [Video]
    The social model of disability focuses on the way society is organized and the removal of barriers that restrict life choices, rather than a person's impairment or difference.

Adjusting to College after the Military


Transition


PTSD


TBI

Access and Disability Resources is committed to supporting students with both visible and non-visible disabilities throughout their career exploration and preparation for employment. Whether you're performing a job search, applying for a job/practicum site, or applying to degree or undergraduate programs you may have questions regarding the following:

For more career resources, check out the links listed below. The links have been broken up into three categories:

College Resources

RCC Career Base Camp
Career Exploration, Self-Assessment, and Job Search Tools
RCC Career Planning Tools
Counseling Department Career Planning Tools
RCC Career Services
Explore your interests and skills, think about majors, get ready for a job, or investigate post-graduate study options.
State approved programs that are 12-44 credits that acknowledge a specific skill proficiency
Holland Codes Career Quiz
Interactive quiz to determine what career path(s) work best for you.

Jackson & Josephine County Resources

Employment Department
Oregon Employment Department Information
HASL
Vocational Exploration, Job Readiness, Placement and Retention to Eligible Consumers
WorkSource Rogue Valley
Contact information, location, hours, job openings in Jackson and Josephine counties
OVRS
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Worksource Oregon
Employment resources in both counties

Online Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Projections
COSD
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
DEI
Disability Employment Initiative
Diversity World
Enriching Working Places and Reducing Employment Barriers
DO-IT
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology
EEOC
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EOP
Equal Opportunity Publications
Getting Hired
Empowering Individuals & Veterans with Disabilities
Linkedin
The world's largest professional network
ODEP
Office of Disability Employment Policy
ODHS - Employment First
Employment links provided by the state
OregonLawHelp.org
Free legal information for low-income Oregonians
Quality Info Oregon
Oregon Labor Market Information

Disability Advocacy & Resources

  • ACCESS
    Low-Income Heating Assistance Program and Low-Income Weatherization Program
  • HASL
    Advocacy for people with disabilities and senior citizens in Josephine and Jackson Counties
  • OVRS
    Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services assists individuals with disabilities in getting and keeping a job that matches their skills, interests, and abilities.
  • RCC Community Resources
    Links to outside community resources in both Josephine and Jackson counties.
  • Senior and Disability Services
    Senior and adults with disabilities assistance\Energy Assistance
  • UCAN
    Several energy assistance programs to low and moderate income families in both Douglas and Josephine Counties.

Government, National, and State Resources

  • USA.gov
    Government information and services available to the public
  • Oregon Helps!
    A guide to health and social services in Oregon and SW Washington
  • Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service
    Free public service for communication between (standard) voice users and persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled