Accessibility Resources and Services

A qualified person with a disability who meets the academic and technical standards required to enroll in and participate in the SUNY Empire State College program shall be provided an equal opportunity to obtain a degree in the most integrated setting appropriate to that person’s needs. SUNY Empire will make reasonable accommodation to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Each student’s needs are considered on an individual basis.

The flexible nature of our degree programs make SUNY Empire an ideal place for a motivated, independent learner with a disability to obtain a degree. Accommodations are implemented to ensure that students are afforded access to the college’s programs, courses and services. To request accommodations, please contact Accessibility Resources and Services:

Melissa Zgliczynski, director of accessibility resources and services and Andrea Piazza-Victor, disability specialist, 518-587-2100, ext. 2244,

SUNY Empire complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. No otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any activity of the college solely by reason of his or her disability. Please visit the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services website or see the section on Student Life Policies and Procedures for further information.