Accessible Technology Initiative


Student Resources

Recommendations to Students with Disabilities

  • Schedule an intake appointment with Disability Resource Services to determine eligibility and services.  
  • Plan ahead and submit requests for alternate format textbooks in a timely fashion. Plan ahead and request accommodations in a timely fashion.
  • Contact Disability Resource Services immediately if you are experiencing problems with accommodations.
  • Communicate and build a relationship and rapport with your professors so that they understand the ways they can best to contribute to your success in their courses.

Recommendations for All Students

  • Understand that everyone communicates and performs tasks at a different pace and in different ways.
  • Create accessible class presentations (e.g., Word, PDF, PowerPoint presentations) and projects.
  • Create accessible club and organization documents, publications and web sites.
  • Incorporate Universal Design for Learning and Section 508 guidelines in all as- pects of a club or organization event (e.g., planning, marketing, logistics, technical elements, content, etc.).
  • Host a club or organization meeting on the topic of accessible document creation (Word, PDF, PowerPoint presentations).
  • Create, ensure and foster inclusiveness in a club or organization. Discourage stereotypical behavior.
  • Create, ensure and foster inclusiveness on campus. Discourage stereotypical behavior.
  • Protect and respect the privacy of individuals with disabilities.

Disability Resource Services

Library Services


Students: contact your instructor about all course content issues, especially tests.

Understanding Disability


Updated: 08/15/2013
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