Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) collaborates with students, faculty, staff and guests to advance access within the campus community and to further extend both the mission of The College of New Jersey and the mission of the Division of Inclusive Excellence to persons with disabilities. As part of this effort, ARC promotes an awareness of disability as a facet of diversity with underpinnings of collaborative efforts being rooted in social justice.
Jaclyn Perlman ’21 B.A. Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Jaclyn’s academic career and campus life involvement during her time at TCNJ made her a leader in our campus community and moved forward the discussion of disability, diversity, equity and inclusion. Click here to see more.
Requesting Accommodations for the First Time:
If you have disabilities, learning differences or access barriers, this is the place to address your questions and concerns. We are currently working remotely, but maintaining our regular, year-round hours (8:30 to 4:30). Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Students: If you are ready to access our services, please use this google form to start the process for the Summer/Fall 2021 and Winter/Spring 2022 academic year. We look forward to getting you started on this new life chapter. There is no deadline for affiliating with ARC, but accommodations are more effective if begun early in the semester. If you require reasonable accommodations for a TCNJ placement test(s), please contact email@example.com
Faculty/Staff: If you need ARC services, please use this affiliation form.
Lion Plus Program
The Lion Plus Program at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a fee-based holistic student support program for students with documented disabilities who have affiliated with ARC. The scope of Lion Plus Program services extends beyond legally mandated (ADA) accommodations, which remain free-of-charge, and are a critical component of equitable educational access. For freshmen, the purpose of the Lion Plus Program is to assist with all aspects of transitioning from the high school environment to the TCNJ community, with campus connectedness as a focal point. For upper class students (sophomores, juniors and seniors), the Lion Plus Program is centered on retention, continued integration and academic and interpersonal independence.
The Lion Plus Program is at capacity for the Spring 2021 semester, but you can get on the list to be contacted for Fall 2021. For more information, please contact Dixita Malatesta, Learning Specialist, Accessibility Resource Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARC offers Remote Proctoring for Assessments
Please go to our Proctoring page for information on proctoring, and scheduling proctoring by ARC.
Scheduling a meeting — for virtual as well as in person meetings:
Please see our ARC appointment policies for scheduling meetings. We do want to connect with you, but an appointment is needed.