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Adaptive Services

Adaptive Services

ACCESSIBILITY WEBSITE DISPLAY INFORMATION

FGCU is committed to delivering website content that is accessible and easy to navigate for all users. We have implemented a new service developed by ITI Communications called FACIL’iti that allows you to choose website display preferences that adjust to your unique needs.

FACIL’iti is a seamless interface that works on FGCU.edu to improve your browsing experience so it is completely customizable and adaptive, while preserving the content of the website. 

To Access the website, please click on link, below

ACCESSIBILITY WEBSITE DISPLAY INFORMATION.docx

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Welcome

Welcome to the Adaptive Services website. Whether visiting our webpages as a prospective student or family member, or as a guest of the university, we hope that the information provided will be useful as well as give insight into the mission of the Adaptive Services office. Please view the video tour of our office as well as the links in the navigation bar to learn more about the services and resources our office provides.

Additionally, please review the Accessibilty Website display information at the top of the page, to assist you in choosing  a display preference that meets your individual need.

Office of Adaptive Services Video Tour

 

Office of Adaptive Services Mission Statement

The goal of Adaptive Services is to enhance access for students, faculty, staff and guests with disabilities by providing effective reasonable accommodations through educating the campus community and promoting equal access and opportunity.

 

Policy

 It is the policy of Adaptive Services to exist under the premise of Florida Gulf Coast University and its mission. FGCU promotes diversity and stresses the importance of learned knowledge and service to the community by providing services and accommodations to individuals who have a documented disabling condition, which could have adverse effects for the individual while attending FGCU. Individuals with a documented condition will be provided services and accommodations that will supplement their learning styles and aid them in becoming academically, professionally and personally successful. Adaptive Services also promotes self-advocacy and each individual receiving assistance will be guided to become more independent and successful learners.

 

Student Accessibility Resource Manual.Revised 2015

Adaptive Services Policies, Accommodations and Services. Updated 2017

 

Americans with Disabilities (ADA)

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

 

Click on the link to access the ADA homepage for more information. http://www.ada.gov/

 

 Office Information                                                                                

Office phone: 239-590-7956    

*Fax: 239-590-7975       

*Video phone for deaf/hard of hearing: 239-243-9453

 email: adaptive@fgcu.edu

 

Fall/Spring Semester Hours                                                 Summer Hours/Classes not in Session

7:30 am to 7:00 pm Monday-Thursday                                 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday

 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Friday

 *Our office will be closed when the University is closed

  

 

 Office Staff


Cori Bright-Kerrigan

Director, Adaptive Services/ ADA Coordinator
Phone: (239) 590-7941
E-Mail: cbright@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 130


Zabrina Cockrell-Black

Case Manager, OHI
Phone: (239) 590-7932
E-Mail: zcockrell-black@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 127


Barbara M. Fuentes

Accommodations Specialist
Phone: (239) 590-7997
E-Mail: bfuentes@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 126


Dodie Jeter

Assistant Director, Adaptive Services
Phone: (239) 590-7993
E-Mail: djeter@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 119


Janice Nevarez

Executive Secretary
Phone: (239) 590- 7956
E-Mail: jnevarez@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 101


Georgia Willis

Testing Coordinator
Phone: 239 745-4356
E-Mail: gwillis@fgcu.edu
Office: Wellness Building 103