Information for Students and Parents

  • Marie Ferro

    Disabilities Specialist
    marie.ferro@morton.edu
    (708) 656-8000
    Ext: #2153
    Building B, Room 102

  • Submission Deadlines
    for Accommodations


    Fall 2014: Mon Aug 4 2014
    Spring 2015: Fri Dec 19 2014

    Documentation older than three
    years will not be accepted.

  • Obtaining Accommodations

    Students who require accommodations while attending Morton College should follow the steps listed below in a timely manner. Accommodations are valid for one semester and must be updated each semester the student attends school. Students are responsible for informing each of their instructors of their accommodations.

    To get started on obtaining your accommodations, please complete the following:

    1. Complete an application to Morton College and submit it to Admissions and Records.
    2. Obtain most recent Individual Educational Plan (IEP), 504 Plan or other proper medical documentation for your advising appointment. There is a three-year expiration date for all documentation.
    3. Complete the Request for Accommodations Form (PDF)
    4. Obtain an official copy of your high school and/or other college transcripts or GED certificate (Must be in a sealed envelope).
    5. Complete your FAFSA application
    6. Schedule and complete placement testing. To schedule a placement exam, call (708) 656-8000 Ext. 2250.
      • Please schedule placement testing on two separate days, one day test for English and one day for Math.
      • The placement tests are not timed, allowing students ample time to complete each section.
      • Students will receive their scores upon completing the placement tests.
      • A student can take the placement test twice. The first test is FREE but there is a $10 fee to take the test a second time.
    7. Contact Academic Advising at (708) 656-8000 Ext. 2250 to schedule an appointment with the Disability Specialist.
    8. Students must bring all the documents listed above and a completed Request for Accommodation Form to the first appointment.
    9. Attend a Panther Palooza (orientation).
    10. Register for classes with the assistance of the Disability Specialist or through your Panther Portal.
    11. Provide each instructor with a copy of your accommodations.