Office of Disability Services

Harcum College is committed to the success of all its students and ensures equal access to its educational programs, services, and activities to students with disabilities. The Disability Services Center provides support and accommodations for students and resources for faculty and staff.

Prospective students with disabilities should arrange to meet with the Director of Disability Services as soon as possible (see contact information below). Harcum students seeking any academic accommodation services should first contact the Director of Disability Services. Proper documentation and application forms will need to be completed. Please review the requirements for documentation and procedures for receiving and requesting accommodations by reviewing the ODS policy manual.

               Policy Manual

Specialized Learning Support provides access to all students, staff, and faculty through a variety of services. Some of the more frequently used supports include tutoring, study techniques, time management, test anxiety, test question analysis, organization skills, counseling, and help with focus and attention issues. Individual and group guided relaxation (hypnosis) is offered to reduce stress and increase coping. Please contact Dr. Richard Cooper to schedule an appointment. 

Any student with a documented disability, who feels he/she has been mistreated, is urged to follow the formal guidelines for submitting a complaint.

                Grievance Procedures

The Educational Success Center in collaboration with the Office of Disability Services provides assistive technology for students with documented disabilities. This includes:

  • Kurzweil 3000
  • recording devices
  • specialized software

Dr. Richard Cooper  

Director of Disability Services

Academic Center, Room B-6

Phone: 610-526-6036


Robyn Gleason

Assistant Director, Disability Services

Academic Center, Room B-6

Phone: 610-526-6185