This list contains both on-campus and wider community resources that may be helpful to students, faculty, and staff. 


On-Campus Resources



The Class Deans’ Office

The Class Deans act as a bridge between faculty advisors, staff members, and students in order to ensure that Wellesley students can plan and achieve their personal aspirations. 

Health Services

Newton-Wellesley Collegiate Health provides Wellesley students with a wide variety of care.  To view this office’s hours and learn more about their offerings, please visit the Health Services website.

The Stone Center Counseling Service

At the heart of the Stone Center is its mission to enhance student mental health and provide opportunities to develop resilience. For up-to-date hours and how to schedule an appointment, please visit the Stone Center’s webpage




Community Resources



MBTA - The Ride
MBTA's paratransit program that provides transportation with lift equipped vans and sedans to serve people who cannot use general public transportation due to a disability. You must complete an application to use this program.

MBTA Lift Bus Program Call-A-Lift Service
Call 1.800.LIFTBUS or 800.543.8287 by 1:00 PM the day before you want to travel to schedule a wheelchair lift-equipped bus.


Educational and Vocational Training


Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
An international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. Offers numerous training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences.

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)
MRC provides vocational rehabilitation, job placement and training including higher education, and other services.

HEATH Resource Center
National clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.


Architectural Accessibility


ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG)
Outlines technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the American Disabilities Act (1990).

Massachusetts Architectural Access Board
The Access Board’s website contains architectural access codes. Their staff is available to provide technical assistance. Both State and federal code must be reviewed when considering access.


Disability Law

ADA Technical Center
Provides assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Disability Law Center (DLC)
Represents clients with disabilities who have been discriminated against because of their disability. Priority issues include discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodation, childcare facilities, and transportation.


Assistive Technology


Wellesley College Academic Assistive Technology Resources
This guide is designed to connect you with technology resources for suers with disabilities.

Easter Seals Massachusetts Assistive Technology Regional Center
Helps individuals with disabilities in Eastern Massachusetts increase access to assistive technology. 
Clearinghouse website for assistive technology products and vendor information.