Needs Accommodation

Accommodations for students with a documented disability will vary depending on the type of disability and the kinds of assistance that have benefited the student in the past. The final determination of reasonable and appropriate accommodations will be determined by the Student Accessibility Coordinator.


How do I receive accommodations?

The following steps must be completed in order to receive services from the Accessibility Services Program:

The student…

Possible accommodations available:

Facilities Accessibility

Whether a student is mobility impaired, hearing impaired or sight impaired, Cowley College's main campus in Arkansas City and Academic Centers in Winfield and Mulvane are inclusive, friendly environments.

The college makes every effort to ensure that special needs students can benefit from a rich academic environment and enjoy diverse student activities.

The main campus is very easy to navigate. It is a small campus that has pathways throughout the campus that are designed to accommodate wheelchairs and other assistive devices. Ample handicapped parking and curb ramps ensure that commuting students have easy and close access to most buildings.

The multi-floor buildings have elevators or alternative ramp access. Bathrooms are handicapped accessible. Wheelchair seating in available in sports and entertainment areas.

Request For Service

It is important that students who are planning to request accommodations submit their documentation to the Accessibility Services Office as soon as possible. Services are gladly provided to qualified applicants on a first-come first-serve basis; however, we can not be held responsible to provide a service when the resource available is limited or no longer available. Though we shall make every attempt to provide qualified applicants with appropriate accommodations, as available, it is incumbent upon the student to apply for services as soon as possible.

Release of Information forms are available in the Accessibility Services Office or click here for a PDF copy.


Request Form

Are you enrolled in the IMPACT program?*
Do you receive assistance from Vocational Rehabilitation? (SRS)?*
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Check the accommodations you feel would benefit you in classes at Cowley. Accommodation approval is based on supporting documentation of the disability.
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