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Module 6: Services for Students

Queensborough Community College provides a broad range of programs and services to help students reach their academic goals and to enhance their personal, intellectual and social development.

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1. Counseling Center.

The Center's professional and caring counselors can help you with:

- Personal Concerns

- Academic Questions

- Referrals on and off campus

- Exploring career choices

- Transfer information

For more information, please visit the Counseling Center on the fourth floor of the Library, room L-422. http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/counseling/index.html

2. Academic Advisement Center.

We want to make sure you receive the classes you need to be successful. Academic advisement:

- Is your first step in your registration process

- Is mandatory for all students and is available through several offices including the office of Academic Advisement and the Counseling Center.

- Provides orientation and advisement to all new freshmen and transfer students.

For more information, please visit the Academic Advisement Center on the fourth floor of the Library, room L-434. http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/advisement/


3. Office of Educational Technology offers.

The OET works closely with faculty, staff and students to promote the development and dissemination of innovative uses of technology in teaching and learning.
The activities and services offered by the OET support team include:

- Access to computers with programs required by your teachers

- Blackboard Technical Support

- Technical Assistance: VoiceThread, PlayPosit, Blackboard, and Softchalk.

For more information, please visit the Office of Educational Technology on the third floor of the Library, room L-314. http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/oet/


4. Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD).

Depending upon the individual need, supported by appropriate documentation, the following services may be provided:

- Individualized counseling

- Early Advisement

- Early registration

- Coordination and facilitation of reasonable accommodations on an individualized basis

- Administration of exams with accommodations

- Coordination of note taking services

- Technical assistance with reading and/or scribing

- Assistance with arrangements for recorded or alternate format texts/ study materials

- Coordination of ASL interpreting services

- Alternate format print material: i.e. enlarged print, Braille

- classroom relocation as needed

- Assistive technology (see SSD Lab)

- Advocacy

- Liaison with college and community

- Student Organization for the Disabled (Club)

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities is located in the first floor of the Science Building, Room 132. For further information, contact SSD, at 718-631-6257, http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/SSD/