Depending on your disability, your college may be able to provide some of the the following accommodations:

  • Swd_picNotetakers, tutoring, proofreaders, and editing services
  • Textbooks and other educational materials in alternative form, such as Braille, large print, and audio-tapes
  • Access to educational materials in advance, such as class syllabus and study guides
  • Sign language, oral interpreting, and real-time captioning services
  • Test-taking alternatives, such as extended time, taped tests, oral tests, alternate test site, elimination of computer scored answer sheets, and use of a computer or spell-checking device for quizzes and exams
  • Access to adaptive equipment such as closed caption devices, amplified telephone receivers, low vision reading aids, tape recorders, Brailleing devices, and computer enhancements
  • Equal access to classes, activities, and services
  • 130419_EQuest_175Opportunity to make up quizzes, exams, or assignments if the absence was disability-related
  • Preferential seating in classroom
  • Extension of timelines for completion of specific courses
  • Extension of timelines to complete certification or degree requirements
  • Permission to take less than full-time credit and still be eligible to receive financial aid. 
  • Foreign language course substitutions, for example, option to take foreign culture class instead of foreign language
  • Early registration