Goal and Objectives

The goal of Special Student Services is to help implement academic support services required to carry out the mission of Benedict College. The Special Student Services program aims:bc  building learning resources center

  • To provide academic and other support services that are designed to retain and graduate disabled and special needs students each semester.
  • To communicate with interested students to secure the documentation needed to provide requested accommodations upon enrolling in Benedict College.
  • To seek out various financial aid opportunities that will assist eligible students with covering the cost of tuition and fees.

The Office of Special Student Services assists students with developing their abilities to make wise decisions and encourages students to take advantage of opportunities that are available to enrich and enhance their lives.

The staff of Special Student Services provides educational assistance for disabled and special needs students, and arranges the services for eligible students as requested.

Location

Office of Special Student Services
Lower Level of the Learning Resource Center (LRC)/Library


Program Services

The Office of Special Student Services assists students with developing their abilities to make wise decisions and encourages students to take advantage of opportunities that are available to enrich and enhance their lives.

The staff of Special Student Services provides educational assistance for disabled and special needs students, and arranges the following services for eligible students as requested:

  • Provide a note-taker in the classroom.
  • Provide reader services.
  • Facilitate access to equipment that is available in the Library:
    • Talking Book Service
    • 20/20 Plus Optalec Machine (Magnifies Print) 
    • Computers and Printers
  • Make available use of telephone and fax machine for offical business.
  • Administer tests for faculty, as requested.
  • Make student referrals to agencies providing scholarships or other financial assistance.
  • bc special needs services calculatorWork closely with faculty to have students' needs accommodated.
  • Provide Peer Tutoring.
  • Provide tape recorders, tapes, and talking calculators.
  • Make referrals to students for internships and summer employment.
  • Make referrals to students for Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
  • Serve as a Work-study and Service-Learning site.

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