Students with Disabilities

Photo of LCAD's historic tree at Nina's Park with students sitting on grass in the background. The park is on laguna college of art and design's main campus on laguna canyon road in laguna beach, california.

Americans with Disabilities Act

LCAD complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADAAA, and state and local regulations regarding students and applicants with disabilities. Pursuant to these laws, no qualified individual with a disability shall unlawfully be denied access to or participation in any services, programs, or activities of LCAD. In carrying out this policy, the College recognizes that disabilities include mobility, sensory, health, psychological, and learning disabilities, and will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent that it is readily achievable to do so. The College is unable, however, to make accommodations that are unduly burdensome or that fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program, or activity.


Students with a documented disability are asked to contact LCAD’s Coordinator for Students with Disabilities before accommodations are needed. The Disabilities Coordinator will verify documentation (or advise students as to the proper documentation needed) and send a notification letter to relevant faculty. No faculty member can give accommodations without an official written request from The Disabilities Coordinator. Retroactive accommodations are not provided. All discussions will remain confidential.