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Students with Disabilities

In recognition of the talents and needs of students with disabilities and chronic health issues, the Office of Educational Accessibility provides an array of services designed to enhance your educational experience.

TCC’s Office of Educational Accessibility arranges appropriate accommodations in accordance with Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amended Act of 1990. All documentation is confidential and is not considered a part of the academic transcript.

Services offered

Specific services provided to students with documentation of a disability or chronic medical condition may include:

How to request accommodations

Counselors on every campus can provide services for students with medical, psychological & learning disabilities.​ It’s the student’s responsibility to make the college aware of a disability and need for accommodation.

How to request disability accommodations

Accommodations are not retroactive and cannot be used by instructors to adjust grades prior to receipt of the accommodation form. Accommodations cannot be provided by instructors without an Accommodation Form signed by the student and the educational accessibility counselor.

educational accessibility office

Office Hours:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Elisabeth Jakubowski

George B. Pass Building, Room 141
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Fax: 757-822-5134


Tiffanny Putman

Martin Building, Room 2518
300 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Fax: 757-822-1229


Ted Tyler

Building A, Room 142
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Fax: 757-686-5173


Vickie Rogers

Bayside Building, Room B207
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Fax: 757-822-7346