Center for Access and Accommodative Services (CAAS)

The mission of the Center for Access and Accommodative Services (CAAS) is to provide campus accessibility and accommodations that foster the development of students' abilities, preparing them to work to their fullest potential to obtain their academic and career goals.

CAAS provides a variety of services to help support Triton students, from testing accommodations to study tools and our Skill Enhancement and Employee Development (S.E.E.D. program).

Students requesting accommodations need to self-identify with CAAS and provide appropriate documentation of their disability. The process of activating accommodations may take up to two weeks after submitting the required documentation. Accommodations are not retroactive so it is important to apply and activate your accommodations prior to the semester starting.

Placement Exam
Placement exams are not timed; therefore, students are encouraged to take their time and try to obtain the highest score possible.

Students seeking the accommodation of using a calculator for the placement exam must apply for the accommodation at CAAS located in Room A-105 by filling out a Confidential Data form and submitting documentation of their disability and/or medical condition. CAAS staff may not be able to review and approve request the day of the placement exam.

Confidentiality
Documentation and records submitted to the CAAS office to determine a student’s eligibility for accommodations are kept confidential and within the CAAS office. Records are not disclosed without the student’s written permission.

Skill Enhancement and Employee Development (S.E.E.D.) Program
Click HERE for more information about this program.


CAAS Services, Information, Policies and Forms

CAAS Services for New Students

Services for Returning CAAS Students

Testing Accommodations

Other Services

Faculty and Staff

Technology for Faculty, Staff, and Students

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FAQs

I didn’t activate my accommodations before the semester started. Is it too late?

I need more time to do my assignments. Is extended time on homework assignments an approved accommodation?

Do I have to apply for accommodations every semester?

Does Triton College offer special tutoring for individuals with disabilities?

Are accommodations available for the placement exam?

How long does it take to know if I am approved for accommodations?

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Contact Information 

All paperwork and forms may be submitted via e-mail, CAAS Mailbox outside of A-105, the CAAS office in A-105 or Fax (708) 456-0991. Please do not send disability documentation to other Triton College departments.

If we are assisting other callers and miss your call, please leave your full name and phone number so we may return your call.

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3917
FAX:
 (708) 456-0991
Email: caas@chzeda.net

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Please contact CAAS staff for availability regarding evening appointments.

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CAAS Staff 

Dominique Dial
Dominique Dial, C.R.C., C.V.E.
Director, Center for Access and Accommodative Services
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3854
dominiquedial@chzeda.net

Danielle Flores
Danielle Flores
Coordinator, Center for Access and Accommodative Services

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3853
danielleflores@chzeda.net

Maria Vigil
Maria Vigil
Program Assistant

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3917
mariavigil@chzeda.net

Jason Smetters
Jason Smetters

Technical Assistant
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3005
jasonsmetters@chzeda.net

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