Office of Disability Services (ODS)

Academic Support

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Academic services are designed to assist students with disabilities in meeting all academic requirements at the university.

Eligible students may receive accommodations such as:

Advising

  • Students may meet with case managers to discuss issues regarding disabilities and academic accommodations.

Classroom/Laboratory Accommodations

  • Furniture accommodations
  • Lab assistance

Note Taking

Reader/Writer Services

  • Reader: reads printed course materials aloud to student
  • Writer: writes/types content as student dictates (scribe)

Beginning July 1, 2016, out of class Reader/Writer services offered through the Office of Disability Services will be discontinued.

Test Proctoring Services

  • extended test time
  • testing environment with reduced distractions
  • assistive technology/software
  • reading or writing assistance (test proctor/scribe), Scantron assistance