Office of Wellness and Accessibility Services (WAAS) at Bennett College provides, coordinates, and advocates for services that enable eligible students with disabilities to receive equal access to higher education and all aspects of college life. To qualify for services, the student must self-identify with the Office of Wellness and Accessibility Services and submit the required forms and current documentation to the Director of the Office of Wellness and Accessibility Services.
If you are a new applicant to the Office of Wellness and Accessibility Services, please follow this link to submit your application:
The Office of Wellness and Accessibility Services (WAAS) provides reasonable accommodations to registered students such as but not limited to the following:
- Extended time on quizzes and tests. This is more time than that given to the rest of the class.
- Housing Accommodations. Students may need disability-related accommodations or special considerations when living on campus.
- Permission to audio record class lectures. Students with disabilities who are unable to take or read notes may have the accommodation to record class lectures.
- Minimum distraction testing space. This space should have fewer sensory distractions than the usual testing environment
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, Bennett College will make reasonable adjustments in its policies and practices to ensure equal opportunity and access for qualified students, employees, and members of the public to applicable programs, services, activities, and facilities.
Lucheia Graves, Ed. S. , Ed. D. , ACUE
Director of Wellness and Accessibility Services
Division of Enrollment Management and Student Experience
Zeta Omega Honor Society Co-Advisor
Catchings Complex 1st Floor
Office: (336) 517-1501
Cell: (336) 948-0728