Services-at-a-Glance

Find the information you need fast. Below are links to information within the AEC website organized by program & service name.

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Academic Accommodations

graduates
Academic Advisement

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Center for Accessible Technology

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ADA Compliance

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Center for Accessible Technology

American Sign Language for Interpreter
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services

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Employment Accommodations Resource Center


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Learning Disability Services

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Disabled Parking

 

 

Academic Accommodations

The Accessible Education Center (AEC) at San Jose State University has facilitated academic accommodations & retention services to students with disabilities since 1972. AEC works closely with students towards creating an accessible and cooperative learning environment at SJSU. The AEC believes the formula for success is inclusion, equal opportunity and focuses on providing equal access to students with disabilities while also maintaining academic integrity. This can only be achieved by AEC staff, students with disabilities and faculty working together as a team.

Testing Accommodations

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Curriculum Accommodations

Resources

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Academic Advisement

The AEC has one full-time Academic Advisor offering General Education and academic advising to registered AEC students.  

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Center for Accessible Technology

The Center for Accessible Technology (CAT) staff provides assistive technology training and alternative media to students and employees with disabilities. Students referred for training learn to utilize assistive technology and subsequently mainstream to computer labs throughout the campus where the same adaptations are provided, ensuring equal access. After meeting with a AEC Counselor to determine eligibility for services, alternative media may be approved for students with a verified print disability. Possible alternative media formats include Braille, e-text (electronic text), Mp3, and large print. Alternative format produced for curriculum requirements only and are determined by individual student need and the ability to provide the curriculum material in the desired format.

 

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ADA Compliance

The AEC engages in ADA compliance by building partnerships and collaborations with various campus entities to facilitate access for the disability community at SJSU. Our goal is to continuously improve the accessibility of our campus, and more specifically, to create an environment where access to programs and facilities appears seamless.

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Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services

In conjunction with the Accessible Education Center's mission to provide high-quality retention services to students with disabilities, the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHOH) Services program provides professional Educational Sign Language Interpreting and Educational Real-Time Captioning services.  Note-taking services and an Assistive Listening Device (ALD) Loaner Program are also available. 

 

 

 

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Employment Accommodations Resource Center

The Employment Accommodations Resource Center (EARC) is San José State University’s administrative program charged with collecting confidential medical and professional verification of a qualified employee’s disability to determine reasonable and appropriate employment accommodations. 

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Learning Disability Services

The Accessible Education Center (AEC) strives to provide an array of academically related services for students with learning disabilities. Accommodations for curriculum requirements are determined on a case-by-case basis and provided specifically for coursework in which the learning disability impacts curriculum requirements.

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Disabled Parking