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Voter registration information

Parking and transportation

New College does not issue disabled parking permits. Students who meet the criteria and are interested in obtaining a disabled parking permit must apply for one through the Sarasota County Tax Collector’s Office:

  • Email:
  • Mailing Address: 101 S. Washington Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34236-6993
  • Phone: 941-861-8300 (available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

More information can be found here.

Equipment rental and sales

SDS maintains a list of local companies that rent and sell equipment to help with mobility (wheelchairs, scooters, etc).

Student Disability Services frequently asked questions

Top 10 SDS FAQ’s