Office of Specialized Services staff provides assistance to students with disabilities in order to promote equal access to College programs and services. Additionally the Office of Specialized Services provides support to faculty and staff and collaborates on college safety policies and procedures.
Room L 119 B
Academic Counselors provide academic advisement and support to new and continuing students with documented disabilities. The counselor’s role is to help students choose a course of study and schedule classes, excel in their classes, overcome obstacles, comply with College policies and achieve their graduation and transfer goals. Information is provided in the areas of study skills, time management and test taking.
Professor Beth Pincus. M.A.
Professor Pincus is fluent in American Sign Language.
Professor Linda Seidman, M.A.
Personal Counselors provide a safe and confidential environment where students have an opportunity to talk about their individual concerns. With this support, students can explore their alternatives, improve coping skills and make informed decisions. When appropriate, a student may be referred to outside agencies.
Ms. Lois Carmichael
Resource Accommodations Specialists work with students with documented disabilities to provide academic and physical accessibility for students with disabilities, promote independence and maximize academic potential.
Resource Accommodations Specialist - Note taking Coordinator, Deaf Services
Support staff provide much needed assistance for daily office activities and special projects.
Bessie De Jesus
Room L 115
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652