Admissions Information for Students with Disabilities

Westchester Community College has an open admissions policy for students who have graduated from high school with a Regents or local diploma, and for those with a GED. Students who receive an IEP diploma are not guaranteed admission to the college. IEP diploma students should contact the Director of Admissions at 914-606-6735 for further information.

Step 1: Download an Admissions Application Form using this website, or contact the Admissions Office, Administration Building, Room 227, at 914-606-6735.Admissions Checklist
Step 2: Complete and submit your application.
Step 3: Request that your high school and/or doctor provide the following information:

  • Most recent Triennial Evaluation
  • Most recent IEP (Individualized Education Program)
  • Educational testing information and results
  • Letter of diagnosis and recommendations for accommodations
  • Requests for specific accommodations must be supported by current valid documentation on letterhead from an appropriate official professional evaluator.

Disability documentation should be sent to:

Professor Barbara Scovotti
Westchester Community College
Library, Room G51
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York 10595
Confidential Fax (914) 606-7893

Step 4: Once you have received an acceptance letter from the Admissions Office, contact our Disabilities Services Office at 914-606-6287 to schedule an appointment for a special Extended Time Placement Test session. You must have an appointment to attend one of these special sessions. You must have all documentation on file in our office prior to your testing date.

Testing accommodations will not be available at other testing sessions or off-campus locations. Contact our office as early as possible if a sign language interpreter is needed.