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Adaptive Services

**Adaptive Services is working remotely! If you have any questions, or to make an appointment with Adaptive Services staff, please email the office at adaptive@fgcu.edu or call at 239-590-7956. We hope you are staying safe and healthy during this time and we look forward to continue to work with you!

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

Summer 2020 in Adaptive Services

Welcome to Adaptive Services! We hope you are staying healthy during this time!  Adaptive Services is continuing to work remotely this summer, but we are available to assist you with any accessibility needs. 

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 2020 or Fall 2020 semester, or you are a current student needing accommodations for the first time, please email us your disability documentation at adaptive@fgcu.edu.  Documentation requirements are found under the Prospective Student tab on our website.  Once we receive your documentation, we will contact you to schedule a virtual appointment to register you with the office and discuss your accommodation needs. 

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 remotely.

We are excited to work with you and we hope to see you in person really 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.

The Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, ensures that individuals with disabilities are able to participate in all programs and services offered by entities receiving federal assistance.


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

Adaptive Services Policies, Accommodations and Services. Updated 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

Fall/Spring Semester Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-7:00pm

Fri: 7:30am-5:00pm

*Our office will be closed when the university is closed

 

Summer Hours/Classes not in Session

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

Faculty and Staff Employee Accommodations

Employees of Florida Gulf Coat 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
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
Executive Secretary
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 101A
Phone: 239-590-7956
Testing Coordinator
Office: Student and Community Counseling Center 102L
Phone: 239-745-4356

Meet the University ADA Advisory Committee