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Access Services

Access Services (A.S.) is dedicated to ensuring equal access to the College for students with physical, learning, psychiatric, and other documented disabilities. The role of Access Services is to:

  • Ensure that otherwise qualified students with disabilities have equal access.
  • Obtain and maintain disability-related documents. Certify eligibility for A.S. services.
  • Determine reasonable accommodations.
  • Develop plans for the provision of such accommodations.
  • Support and encourage student success and student responsibility.
  • Resolve disability-related student concerns, complaints or grievances.
  • Refer students with disabilities to other appropriate resources as needed.  
  • Arrange services based on students' individual disability needs.    

Requesting A.S. Services

Students requiring accommodation due to a disability need to apply for services through the  Access Services Office. During the application process, please be prepared to discuss your disability and its impact, required documentation, possible accommodations, and policies and procedures for receiving disability services. Any information shared is considered private information under state and federal law.  






Contact Information

Tom Lynch, A.S. Director

Melissa Traxler, A.S. Coordinator


Location: LRC 170-172
Fax: 763-493-0565
MN Relay: 1-800-627-3529 

Walk In Hours
Monday-Thursday:  8am-2pm 

Friday 8am-12pm

Other hours Monday-Friday
available by appointment

Additional Resources
MN Dept. Human Rights
651-296-1283 TTY