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Services for Students with Disabilites

Get the accommodations you need. Don't delay.

Resources for Academic Support

  • Academic Achievement Centers are conveniently located on each of the six DMACC campuses. Academic assistance is provided for writing, math and the sciences. On the web at academic_achievement_center.asp
  • Check out DMACC's'online tutoring resource at DMACC, home or anyplace that has internet access (even your favorite coffee shop). On the web at
  • Contact the Academic Achievement Center of your choice for information regarding peer tutoring. Peer tutoring provides for scheduled, one-on-one academic support. On the web at
  • Sign up for a College Experience course (SDV 108) or Study Strategies (SDV 115). These courses provide fundamental academic and support information for student success. Give yourself that extra advantage. You're worth it!
    Time between classes? Check out the Computer Lab on each of the six campuses. A coordinator is available for computer support.

Employment Opportunities

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law. This includes harassment based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

DMACC does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

Student Accommodation Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Sharon Bittner, Academic Support Services Director, is the official Student Accommodation Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator for DMACC. The ADA Coordinator's office is located in Building 6-10e on the Ankeny campus and may be contacted by voice (515-964-6857) or by TTY (515-964-6809). The ADA Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the college complies with federal regulations that guarantee qualified students with disabilities equal access to all programs and services. Any student, faculty, or staff member may contact the ADA Coordinator's office for clarification of federal regulations, appeal of a grievance, or resolution of a disability-related problem.

For more information concerning the ADA, students may contact the Office of Civil Rights at: