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Disability support services

Stark State’s disability support services staff assists students with disabilities by providing academic support services and accommodations, academic advising, admissions and financial aid assistance and career guidance.

The campus includes many accessible features, such as accessible restrooms, electric doors, handicapped parking (by permit) and Braille room signs. The disability support service’s staff coordinates services with academic and non-academic offices and serves as a liaison between the College community and state/local agencies.

For more information or to schedule a phone or Zoom appointment, please call 330-494-6170 ext. 4935 or email disabilityservices@starkstate.edu. A limited number of on-campus appointments also are available.

Office Hours (location: B104)

  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

* Evening hours by appointment only
* During June and July, all offices close promptly at 3 p.m. on Fridays

Important Note: When requested, DSS and Stark State College materials can be provided in an alternate format.

Stark State College’s disability support service’s department operates under mandates found in Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. The department’s mission is to provide equal access to educational opportunities for all qualified students with disabilities and to ensure that all students can freely and actively participate in all facets of the College. 



Lisa Gilliland, M.Ed., CRC
Director of Disability Support Services
330-494-6170 ext. 4730
Pam Cash
Administrative Assistant
330-494-6170 ext. 4935
Kathleen S. Spicer, M.Ed., TTW, CBI
Counselor, Disability Support Services
330-494-6170 ext. 4663
Ashley Poulos, M.Ed., PC
Counselor, Disability Support Services
330-494-6170 ext. 5722
Nick Snell, MA
Counselor, Disability Support Services
330-494-6170 ext 4621

Stark State College is committed to equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, military status, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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