Dear Interested Student,
Department of Special Services at Rowan College of South Jersey is the
designated office that determines eligibility for reasonable academic
accommodations. Our staff is here to
help you succeed both academically and professionally.
The mission of the Department of Special Services is to
ensure equal academic opportunities to eligible RCSJ students, and advocate a
“user friendly” campus for accessibility and a “learning friendly” campus for
academic success. To complement academic
studies, students are encouraged to take advantage of the college’s free
tutoring services. For more information
on tutoring or to schedule a tutoring session, please call the Academic Support
Center at (856) 415-2248.
The Special Services staff has an ongoing commitment and
dedication to assist students who have different challenges, such as learning
disabled, mobility impaired, hearing or visually impaired, or psychological
disabilities. Our students choose Rowan
College because it is accessible and has a reputation for providing services that help
support eligible students. At Rowan
College, students with disabilities are able to access and participate in
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which
prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability, the Department of Special
Services ensures that RCSJ students with a documented disability receive reasonable
and appropriate academic accommodations.
Students must provide current documentation from an appropriate
professional to be considered eligible for services.
Although registering with Special Services is done on a
voluntary basis, students who are eligible and qualify for academic
accommodations are encouraged to register with Special Services before they
begin their academic career at RCSJ. All
information received and maintained by the Department of Special Services is
kept confidential, unless you give your expressed written approval to share any
aspect of your documentation outside of the department.
We look forward to serving you as you pursue a college
career. Thank you for your interest in
our services. For more information on
Special Services, please feel free to drop by our office located in the
Instructional Center Building, Room 425A, email us at SpecialServicesDepartment@rcsj.edu or
call us at (856) 415-2265. Thank you!
Department of Special
Services, ADA Officer