Prospective Students with Disabilities

Welcome to Accessibility Resources! We are happy to provide you with information about support services available to students with disabilities at Colorado College, as well as CC's unique Block Plan.

Accessibility Resources supports students who experience a variety of disabilities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Learning disabilities
  • ADHD
  • Mental health concerns
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Physical/mobility disabilities
  • Brain injuries
  • Neurological disorders
  • Sensory disabilities related to hearing and/or vision

We also support students with temporary medical conditions, such as concussions and other injuries.

We offer a range of support options to meet each student's individual needs. Some commonly used accommodations and services include:

  • Extended time on exams
  • Print materials in accessible formats (e.g., audio, large print)
  • Note-taking support
  • Accessible campus housing
  • Assistive technologies
  • Study skills assistance

Additional information can be found in the "Accommodations" section of our website.

Please feel free to get in touch with our staff if you have general questions regarding accommodations and services. Please note, however, that Accessibility Resources typically reviews documentation of disability for students who have been admitted to Colorado College.


Colorado College's Block Plan is a uniquely intensive academic schedule that allows students to delve into a different subject every three and a half weeks. Students take one class at a time, with each block covering the same amount of material as a course on the semester system. On the Block Plan, learning is fast paced, with a semester's worth of work packed into 18 class days. A typical day might include three hours of class—and an additional two to four hours if the class has a lab or an out-of-class activity. Exams are often three hours long—and that's not taking into account extended time. After class, students might read 150 pages (or more), spend time in the library doing research for a paper, and collaborate with classmates on a presentation. As you can imagine, every day counts on the Block Plan!

Is the Block Plan intense? You bet. It isn't for everyone. It's concentrated and rigorous. But if you're excited about the opportunities offered by the Block Plan—and up to the challenges, Accessibility Resources will help to provide access to CC's unique learning environment. And if you have questions, we're here to help you learn more so you can determine if CC is a good fit for you.

All applicants to Colorado College follow the standard application procedures. For information about the college's admission process, please contact the Office of Admission.
We encourage admitted students to request services as early as possible after confirming enrollment into Colorado College, preferably by June 30 for fall starts and October 31 for winter starts. Please note that these are suggested dates and not deadlines, as students can connect with Accessibility Resources at any time during enrollment at CC. Procedures for registering with Accessibility Resources can be found in the "Requesting Services" section of our website.
We'd be happy to meet with you! Please call or email us to set up an appointment: 719-227-8285;

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Location & Hours

Accessibility Resources
Armstrong Hall, Room 219

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Mailing Address
Accessibility Resources
14 E. Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903