Summer and fall classes will be offered in-person, blended, and online with COVID-19 precautions in place. No Risk Enrollment available now. All NWTC facilities are closed to the public until further notice. All campus resources are available by phone, chat, email or text.


Faculty FAQs for Students with Disabilities

What do I do when I receive an alert from the Disability Services?

  • Read the entire email and reply to the options on the email for testing accommodations.
  • If the student is receiving a note taking accommodation; please assist in looking for a note taker for the class or provide notes to the student.
  • Please have the potential note taker stop by our office to fill out the paperwork.


What is a "testing accommodation"?

  • Student will get extended time for the tests/quizzes. 
  • The student has to take the test in the Disability Services office in order to receive the extended time.
  • Taking the test in the Disability Services test area will reduce the distraction of the classroom setting.


What is a "note taking accommodation"?

  • Student is to receive notes from either one of their peers from the class or from the instructor.
  • Note takers will be paid for their notes.


How do I know if the notes I am providing is sufficient?

  • Please discuss the notes with the student. If he/she still thinks that he/she needs more, please assist with locating a note taker.
  • Please call the Disability Services office with any questions or concerns.  There may be unique situations for certain classes.


What kinds of equipment will be used in the classroom?

  • Assistive listening device such as FM.
  • Digital tape recorder.
  • Adjustable chair and/or table.
  • These are just a few examples.  Other equipment may be used depending upon the student's needs.


Do my videos need to be accessible?  If so, who do I contact?

  • Yes, all videos must be accessible to all students including students with disabilities.
  • Please contact Disability Services staff to have your videos captioned if you are planning to show the videos in your class.
  • We encourage you to have any videos you are planning to show in your classes captioned even if you do not have any students with disabilities.  Doing so will promote a Universal Design to your classes and utilizes additional learning tools which can be beneficial to all learners.
  • Please contact Disability Services at (920) 498-6904 regarding closed captioning a video.


What do I do if I suspect that it may be beneficial for a student to use the Disability Services?

  • Please encourage him/her to see one of the case managers.  However, ultimately, it is his/her responsibility to contact our office and set up a meeting with one of the case managers.


Section 504.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Effective Communication: Faculty and Students with Disabilities


Phone: (920) 498-6904


Office Hours:

Fall and Spring Office Hours: 

(Fall: Aug. 26 - Dec. 16, 2019; Spring: Jan. 27 - May 15, 2020)

     Monday - Thursday:   7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
                             Friday:   7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Office Hours: (May 18 - Aug. 7, 2020)

      Monday - Friday:   7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.