General Information

Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act

As the ADAAA defines disability as:  (A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; (B) a record of such an impairment; or (C) being regarded as having such an impairment. Some physical impairment are visible, but many other physical as well as mental impairments are invisible to the typical observer. In either case, an individual may meet the ADAAA’s definition of disability and qualify for services and accommodations provided by the college. (click on link below for additional information).


If you feel that Hostos Community College is responsible for a violation of your rights and would like to file a grievance please contact Hostos Community College compliance officer:

Ms. Michele Dickinson, Esq.
Interim Chief Diversity Officer
475 Grand Concourse
Room A-336
Bronx, NY 10451
Telephone: 718-518-4284
Fax: 718-518-4157