Center for Disability Services / SNAP

The Center for Disability Services/SNAP is available to support you. We are currently meeting with students virtually via Zoom.

If you are an incoming or currently enrolled student, and would like to register with the Center for Disability Services, please submit your application for services AND disability-related documentation to us via SecureShare. These documents should be sent to us in a PDF format in order to upload into our data management system. When a file has successfully been submitted using SecureShare, you will receive the following message:  "Files Sent, Thank you!". 
 
If necessary, an evaluator or treatment provider can submit documentation (e.g.: evaluation; CDS/SNAP disability verification form) for an incoming or enrolled student through SecureShare
 
Please don't hesitate to email us at snap@cofc.edu or call us at 843.953.1431 with your questions. We will respond to your email or phone call as soon as possible.

 


The Center for Disability Services is dedicated to
  • Ensuring that all programs and services of the College of Charleston are accessible;
  • Providing reasonable and effective accommodations while promoting independence in the student;
  • Offering educational opportunities to students, faculty and staff that enhance understanding of the various types of disabilities, promoting an environment respectful of all;
  • Serving as a resource center for students, faculty, staff and the community.

What is SNAP? (Students Needing Access Parity)

  • Provides assistance and guidance to students with a documented disability to ensure equal access to all programs and services of the College;
  • Center for Disability Services (CDS)/SNAP is located in the Lightsey Center, Suite 104;
  • Approximately 850 students in the SNAP program of the 11,000 enrolled students at the College of Charleston;

* Please use the links in the navigation bar to the left to learn more about the CDS/SNAP resources and processes or to contact our office.

Have you encountered a barrier to access on campus?
Please access the Barrier Notification Form on the Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP) Policies and Forms section of the website. 

SNAP VALUES

  • Service to others to give back joy and hope.
  • Positive relationships with Faculty, Staff and Students.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Respect for others' values.
  • Value everyone's individuality and uniqueness.
  • Friends and family support and imparting of confidence.
  • Environmental stewardship.