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 did not receive a high school diploma are not guaranteed admission to the college. These students should contact the Director of Admissions at 914-606-6735 for further information.

Please refer to Disabilities Services Admissions Checklist

Step 1: Download, complete and submit an Admissions Application Form using this website or submit in person.
Step 2: 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 could be emailed, faxed or sent to:

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

Step 3: Once you have received an acceptance letter from the Admissions Office, contact our Disabilities Services Office at 914-606-6287 and listen to our recorded information about special Extended Time Placement Test sessions and to schedule an appointment for testing.You must have an appointment to attend one of these testing 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 or if any other specific accommodations are requested.