Baker College recognizes that qualified students with a diagnosed disability are entitled to equal educational access.
Baker College complies with the spirit and requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA-AA), as they apply to persons with disabilities who are otherwise qualified in the following ways: all new facilities are barrier free; programs, classes, and activities in existing facilities are made accessible to persons with disabilities; reasonable and appropriate adjustments and accommodations are made to ensure full educational opportunity for students with disabilities; and auxiliary aids and services, when necessary, are provided in a timely manner to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to effectively participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, a service, program, course, employment, or extracurricular activities, including field trips, conducted by the College.
Baker College has a designated Disability Service Specialist who work with students and faculty to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations.
Information provided to the Disability Services Specialist is confidential documentation and evaluation information will not be released without the signed consent of the student. For more information view the Disability Services Procedures.
If you have questions about the Current and Comprehensive Disability Documentation, follow these Documentation Guidelines.
Rachel has earned a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education with concentrations in social studies and language arts from Oakland University. While working at Baker College as an academic advisor, Rachel believed earning a Masters degree in Counseling would provide tools to aid students’ mental health and disabilities. Rachel is dedicated to provide disability services for students to obtain their education and career goals. Rachel is devoted and excited to help to provide disability services for Baker College students.
Rachel MercierDisability Services Specialist(248) 276-5515FAX: (989) 729-3429[email protected]