There are many resources available for all students, and within our campus-wide support system, we offer services that are responsive to the individual talents and needs of our students who have disabilities.

We invite suggestions about innovative and meaningful ways to respond to the special needs of members of the Colgate community.

Reviews documentation to determine reasonable accommodations. Works with students and faculty to insure that the needs of students with disabilities are met. Provides information, training, and individual consultation upon request concerning disability issues. Coordinates compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Chair of the Accessible Housing Accommodations Committee, Member of the New York State Disability Services Council.
Phone: 315-228-7375 
Fax: 315-410-5635 

Provides administrative support to the Director of Disability Services.

Phone: 315-228-7375
Fax: 315-410-5635

Case-Geyer and Cooley Libraries, coordinates library services for students with disabilities. 

Phone: 315-228-6592

Provides confidential psychological counseling free of charge for students.

Phone: 315-228-7385

The Writing and Speaking Center is a resource for any student who wants help at any stage of the writing process. We also provide peer consultation in public speaking and oral presentations.

Phone: 315-228-7376

Available for ongoing medical care and medications for disabilities and discussions about nutritional/dietary needs. Arranges for physical therapy and consults with Campus Safety concerning transportation needs.

Phone: 315-228-7750

Assists students with medical transportation needs and coordinates parking on campus.  

Phone: 315-228-7333 
TTY: 315-228-6001

Assists students with special dietary requirements.

Phone: 315-228-7670

Resource for questions and concerns pertaining to degree audits, graduation requirements, and transfer requirements.

Phone: 315-228-7419

Resource for faculty wishing to incorporate Universal Design for Learning approaches into courses. Available to assist students with accessing inaccessible course materials and with setting up and troubleshooting assistive technology.




Colgate University is a member of the following:
Post-Secondary Disability Consortium of Central New York
New York State Disability Services Council

Community Resources

Learning Disabilities Association of New York
Aggie Dewan, Director 
722 West Manlius Street 
East Syracuse, NY 13057 
Phone: 315-432-0665 

Northeast ADA Center 
Cornell University 
201 Dolgen Halll 
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901 
Phone: 800-949-4234