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Access and Disability Resources (ADR)

ADR strives to make Pima a barrier-free learning environment through collaboration with students, faculty, staff, and the community, promoting equal access to College programming for students with disabilities.

Starting your academic career at Pima

It's easy to apply for admission to Pima!  Contact ADR if accommodations are required to complete any of the admissions steps.  We're here to help you get a great start at Pima.

At ADR and the College, we value and welcome diversity and appreciate that students may come to Pima from various backgrounds and life experiences.  For more information about ADR transition support and High School liaison programs, contact ADR Director, or call (520) 206-3228.

Requesting Services 

ADR Program Specialists work with each student and faculty member to determine reasonable accommodations. To learn how to request services and accommodations and about your rights and responsibilities, services offered, and access technologies available at the College, contact ADR when you are ready to meet with a program specialist and get started with the eligibility process and to learn more about accommodations and services that are available.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, no qualified person will be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by Pima Community College because of disability. 

Pima does not charge students for accommodations and services approved by ADR.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act, Section 504.

Jon Howe Ph.D.
ADA/504 Coordinator
Director - Access and Disability Resources
Pima Community College
4905 East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-1100
(520) 206-3228

Federal law (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.) prohibits discrimination in educational programs and activities on the basis of sex, including pregnancy, and ensures that students may request accommodations related to pregnancy. ADR will work with students interested in requesting pregnancy related accommodations.

For all other questions related to Title IX contact:

Diane Deskin
Title IX Coordinator
Student Affairs
Pima Community College
4905 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-3100
(520) 206-7120


Class note takers needed:  Access and Disability Resources (ADR) needs note takers for certain classes at Pima College.  If you take notes in your classes, and would be willing to be contacted by ADR and potentially share your notes with other students, if needed, follow this link and click on “Sign up as a note taker” to submit an application.  You will be contacted if ADR needs notes for the class you are taking.

For more information stop by any campus ADR office, contact ADR by email at or call ADR at (520) 206-6688. You can be compensated up to $30 per credit hour (or up to $90 per 3 credit hour class) for providing your notes.  Notes that you provide should be similar to those of the average student taking the same class.