Adaptive Services

Adaptive Services

We're here to enhance access for students, faculty, staff and guests with disabilities. We help by providing effective, reasonable accommodations, educating the campus community and promoting equal access and opportunity in the process.

Summer 2021 in Adaptive Services

Welcome to Adaptive Services! We hope you are continuing to stay safe and healthy!

Adaptive Services is open and meeting with students and families in person and virtually. 

Process for Requesting Accommodations and Services

 

If you are a prospective student or family member, please email us at adaptive@fgcu.edu , or call us at 239-590-7956 if you have any questions about our program.  You can also find useful information under the Prospective Student tab on our website.

 

If you are an incoming student for the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semester, or you are a current student needing accommodations for the first time, please email us at adaptive@fgcu.edu , or by phone at 239-590-7956, to get more information on scheduling an appointment

 

If you are a student currently registered with us, please refer to the Adaptive Services Canvas page for all information regarding receiving accommodations and services in-person and virtually.

 

We are excited to work with you and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Whether you're visiting our webpages as a prospective student or family member, or as a guest of the university, the information here will be useful and provide insight into our mission. 

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS CURRENT STUDENTS Faculty

Faculty Note: Requires Google Chrome. For access to Adaptive Services in Canvas, please contact Adaptive Services.

 


Florida Gulf Coast University, under the guidelines of federal legislation, provides access to activities, programs and services to students, faculty, staff and guests with disabilities.

Access the ADA homepage for more information.

Mission

In accordance with the mission of Florida Gulf Coast University, and under the guidelines of federal legislation, Adaptive Services provides access to activities, programs and services to students, faculty, staff and guests with disabilities. Individuals with a documented disability will be provided reasonable accommodations and services that will supplement their learning styles and aid them in becoming academically, professionally and personally successful.

Vision

Adaptive Services promotes diversity and self-advocacy, and stresses the importance of learned knowledge and service to the community. Each individual receiving assistance will be guided to become more independent and successful learners, while being given opportunities to reach their full potential

 

Student Accessibility Resource Manual. 2021

Adaptive Services Policies, Accommodations and Services.2018

 

Contact

Adaptive Services

Student and Community Counseling Center
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965

 239-590-7956
 239-590-7975
 adaptive@fgcu.edu

Current Summer Semester
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

 

When University Open/Classes not in Session

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

Faculty and Staff Employee Accommodations

Employees of Florida Gulf Coast University can request reasonable accommodations and services related to a disability by contacting Adaptive Services and setting up an appointment. Information on the process and required forms can be found in the Faculty/Staff Resource Guide. Supervisors are required to refer any employee requesting assistance to Adaptive Services for determination of the reasonable accommodations and subsequent procedures.

 Faculty and Staff Resource Guide 2019

Office Staff

Director, Adaptive Services/ADA Coordinator
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101F
Phone: 239-590-7941
Administrative Specialist
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101B
Phone: 239-745-4605
E-mail: lcavazos@fgcu.edu
Accommodations Coordinator
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101G
Phone: 239-590-7997
Assistant Director, Adaptive Services
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101H
Phone: 239-590-7993
Case Manager
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101H
Phone: 239-590-7932
E-mail:  tdvaughan@fgcu.edu
Testing Coordinator
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 102L
Phone: 239-745-4356

Meet the University ADA Advisory Committee