We would like to take the opportunity to say welcome to Howard Community College, where we really believe that “you can get there from here”. Disability Support Services is committed to ensuring that all students with disabilities, who are otherwise capable of meeting all technical standards of the programs in which they are enrolled, are provided access to all facets of Howard Community College. In order to ensure your success, please use this as a guide in understanding the processes to follow when receiving accommodations for your disability at the college. This handbook is designed to clarify the institution’s legal obligation to students with disabilities as well as the student’s rights and responsibilities in accessing services on our campus. Howard Community College prides itself on not only following the letter of the law, but going beyond this wherever possible to also follow the spirit of the law. We truly believe that all students with disabilities deserve to be fully integrated into all aspects of student life.
The Board of Trustees of Howard Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity through its employment practices, educational programs, admissions and the many services it offers to the community. The board of trustees has committed the college to undertake an affirmative action program to enhance equality of opportunity and the recruitment of minorities. It is the policy of the college to abide by all applicable requirements of state and federal law so that no person shall be discriminated against or otherwise harassed on the basis of race, religion, disability, color, gender, national origin, age, political opinion, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or marital status. The college will adhere to applicable laws and regulations affecting affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 443-518-1300 for an appointment/ Fax: 443-518-4276
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:30-5:00, Evening Hours available by appointment