Accommodation Process

A disability-related accommodation is a reasonable method change that does not fundamentally alter an essential element of the environment in question. 

Process to Request Accommodations


Student should complete a registration application to begin the process.


Student should provide documentation of disability from a healthcare provider.


Documentation is reviewed by DAC for completeness and appropriateness.


Student meets with DAC staff to discuss accommodation needs.


Appropriate accommodations are determined and displayed in a letter format.


Student notifies instructors and provides them copies of accommodation letters.


Student and faculty discuss the best ways to implement the accommodations.

Follow Through

Student uses assigned accommodations.

One accommodation you will automatically receive if you choose to register with the Disability & Access Center is early registration.   Early registration allows you the opportunity to be in the first group of students to register for courses each semester.

Commonly Requested Accommodations

  • Testing accommodations — extra time, a reduced distraction environment, a reader and/or scribe
  • Notetaking — provision of note taking technologies such as digital recorders and Livescribe pens, requesting instructor notes/Powerpoints, and peer note taking
  • Textbooks and other text in alternate formats like Braille and audio.
  • Priority Seating
  • Sign Language Interpreting / CART

Audio Tour

Activate the Play button below for details about accomodations by Jessica Miller, a former student. You will find more tour clips on the main section pages of our website.

Audio Tour Transcript