SNAP (Students Needing Access Parity)
SNAP Services provides assistance and guidance to students with a documented disability to ensure equal access to all programs and services of the College.
Who Should Apply?
- Students with a documented learning disability, attention deficit, physical disability or psychological disability
- Students who received accommodations in high school
- Students who have extreme difficulty with language or mathematics courses despite studying an inordinate amount of time
How do I apply?
- Complete a SNAP application form, which can be obtained on the Center for Disability Services (CDS) website or by calling 843.953.1431.
- Submit the application and required documents to CDS/SNAP Services.
- Students will receive a letter of approval or denial within two to four weeks.If approved,make an appointment with a SNAP administrator to identify the services available to you; if denied,you may appeal to the Faculty Committee on Academic Standards.
Once a student is approved,SNAP Services provides:
- special advising and registration;
- reasonable accommodations specific to individual needs,based on medical documentation or psycho-educational assessment;
- communication with instructors, upon request,to
- make them aware of individual student needs and to identify reasonable accommodations;
- assistive technology (including reading software, Dragon Naturally Speaking, JAWS and Zoom Text);
- alternative courses to foreign language and mathematics/logic requirements if need is documented.
(If math is considered to be an essential component of the student’s major- a major in education or business,for example- alternatives to math/logic may not be used.)
SC Relay System: 711 (within SC) or 1.800.735.2905 nationally