Services for Students with Disabilities

Disability Services provides reasonable accommodations and support services to students with documented disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact Disability Resource Services at (608)743-4422 or stop in the Student Success Center, Room 2216.

BTC also provides accommodations for students and guests with disabilities participating in BTC sponsored activities and using BTC facilities. Please contact the Student Services Office at (608)757-7713 or the Information Desk at the Monroe Campus at (608)328-1660 to request an accommodation. Please make requests at least two (2) weeks prior to the event. Requests made with shorter notice will be provided if possible.

Support Services / Accommodations

Disability Resource Services provides a variety of services and accommodations for students with disabilities. 

Transition Services for Students with Disabilities

Transition services are designed to assist a student in making career decisions.   Staff assist students in preparing for admission to school.

High School Options

There are several activities students may participate in at BTC while still enrolled in high school.  Students with disabilities should follow the Youth Apprenticeship / Youth Options Guidelines for students with Disabilities.

Campus Tours

Taking a tour of the BTC campus will give prospective students valuable information about the many programs offered, as well as first-hand look a the college atmosphere.  Individual or group tours are available.  Tours last 30 to 45 minutes depending on the size of the group.

Career Exploration

Tech Exploration Days are held in the fall.  The admissions office has a calendar of events.  The Career and Professional Development Office also offers many career exploration activities.

Application Process

Students should APPLY EARLY!  Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  For more information contact the Admission Office.  To receive testing accommodations on the Compass Test contact Diane Murphy at (608) 743-4422 or dmurphy@blackhawk.edu to schedule an appointment.

Transition Planning

Staff will meet with students to develop academic or vocational goals.  The Transition Checklist may be a helpful planning tool.

Transition Workshop

The transition workshop provides students an opportunity to meet new people before classes begin, brush-up on study skills, tour campus to find classrooms and visit the bookstore to buy textbooks. The workshop is scheduled before fall classes begin.  Topics include: time management, note-taking strategies, self-advocacy, test-taking techniques and much more.