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Access & Ability Center


​Need Assistance?
We can help.​
​Current AAC student and you need your Accommodations Form? Or need to re-check out your Spring equipment for Fall?
Complete Request Authorized Accommodations (AA) and we will send the signed AA Form to your COS email.​ If rechecking out equipment you already borrowed from us, submit a new request and check the appropriate items on the form.

​Need to securely submit a form to us ​electronically?

​Use our ​Secure Stud​ent Document Upload System. Be sure to choose "Access & Ability Center" and the type of form you are submitting to us!
Current AAC student & need to schedule an appointment with a counselor?
​Please call (559) 730-3805 or email​.
​Current AAC student needing testing services? Or Faculty with a question about Testing Services?
​Please call (559) 730-3807​ and leave a message with your name and number, and you will get a call back. You can also email
​Need help with Kurzweil, audiobooks, or have high-tech questions?
​Please call (559) 730-3982 or email
​Current AAC student and having difficulty with an instructor or class?​
​Please call (559) 730-3805 or email​
​Interested in accessing AAC services at COS?
Scroll down and follow the steps under "Accessing Our Services"
​High school student interested in COS and accessing our services​?
Follow the steps under "High School to College." If you have any questions, email or call (559) 737-6220.
​Needing ASL Interpreting Services?
​Please call (559)​ 737-4890 or email

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​VISION:  The AAC envisions a college experience that is supportive, engaging, and barrier-free.

MISSION:  The AAC advocates for equal access to opportunities for student success.
Core Values
  • ACCESS:  We believe that educators who know and understand how to support our diverse student population will provide barrier-free opportunities in the classroom and on our campus.
  • POTENTIAL:  We believe that all students can motivate themselves to use individualized and interactive services to maximize their potential.
Our main office is on the COS Visalia Campus, in the Library (Lodgepole building). 

Call:  (559) 730-3805
FAX: (559) 730-3803​
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