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Click on the links below to access important student resources and documents.

If you have difficulty accessing a link, please contact the OSS/SI Staff.

OSS/SI Testing Accommodation and Peer Note-taker Request Policy

Students may request testing accommodations and peer note-taking services through the Office of Specialized Services and Supplemental Instruction. Students must submit accommodation request forms to their professors prior to making requests for testing and peer note-taking accommodations. Please click on the link above to carefully review the OSS/SI policy as it relates to both students' and faculty rights and responsibilities.

Reasonable Accommodation Grievance Procedure for Students with Disabilities

See page 46 of the Undergraduate Course Catalog, for information regarding grievances pertaining to reasonable accommodations such as extended test time, use of assistive technology, sign language interpreting services, etc.

Assistive Technology (AT)

The Office of Specialized Services provides software and hardware for loan to students registered with the office. If you are in need of AT to help with your academic needs, please contact Ms. Jazmin Zegarra, Project Coordinator, for assistance.

Learning Challenges Support Squad

NJCU Students have the opportunity to discuss challenges, triumphs, problems, concerns, and build new alliances. The group meets once a week, facilitated by Ms. Jennifer Aitken, Director of Office of Specialized Services and Supplemental Instruction, and Dr. Alissa Koval-Dhaliwal of the Counseling Center at NJCU. Students are invited to come to find support, share ideas and meet new friends. The peer group is a collaborative initiative between the NJCU Counseling Center and Office of Specialized Services. The Learning Challenges Support Squad (LCSS) meets Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. in Karnoutsos Hall, room 646

LD Online

LD OnLine is the world's leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month. LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

Project Eye to Eye

Project Eye-To-Eye is a national mentoring program that matches college and high school students with LD/ADHD, acting as tutors, role models and mentors, with elementary, middle, and high school students with LD/ADHD in order to empower these students and help them find success. For information about NJCU's chapter of Project Eye-to-Eye, please click here for their webpage.

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