General Services

Services are provided on a case-by-case basis and are dependent upon the impact of the student's disability. The individual is encouraged to make disclosure of the disability to the OSD and provide necessary documentation. While personal services and personal aides cannot be provided, reasonable accommodations will be arranged to assist a student with a disability based on a plan to be developed by the student and the Office for Students with Disabilities. Such services may include testing accommodations, alternate formats, and other reasonable classroom and learning strategies.

Services Include

  • Academic advising and educational planning
  • Classroom accommodations such as, extended time on exams, materials in alternative formats, class notes, sign language interpreters, readers, scribes
  • Instructor contact letters and Liaison with faculty to arrange accommodations
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
    • Interpreters
    • C-Print real-time speech-to-text transcription - onsite and remote
    • CART real-time speech-to-text transcription - onsite and remote
    • Voice Recognition speech to text transcription
    • Assistive Listening Device loans
    • Collaboration with OSD advisors to provide assistance with admission, educational and career plans, course selection, and registration
  • Assistive Technology Services
  • Liaison with community agencies such as the Division of Rehabilitative Services
  • Assistance with admission, course selection and registration

Students are encouraged to apply for services prior to the start of classes. Although you can request services at any time, in order for services to be available the first day of class, students are encouraged to request accommodations as early as possible.