Services

Exam Accommodations

Exam accommodations are available for students who need and qualify for such accommodations. Exam accommodations vary but may include:

  1. Extended testing time
  2. Quiet/distraction reduced testing area
  3. Private testing room
  4. Use of a reader or scribe
  5. Use of computer to type essays
  6. Use of assistive technology such as screen reader
  7. CCTV for text enlargement

ASL Interpreting Services

American Sign Language interpreters are available for deaf and hard of hearing students who require the service to participate in academic and university sponsored programs. The Comtek FM System is available for students to borrow.

Materials in an Alternative Format

Course materials and textbooks in accessible formats are available for students who qualify. Alternative text formats may include books in an audio format, pdf, or text recognition software.

Note Taking Services or Audio Recording of Classes

Note taking services are available for students who qualify. Some students may also be approved to audio record lectures. Digital voice recorders are available for students to borrow.

Assistive Technology Computer Lab

Computers with specialized software (Zoom Text, JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking) are available in the DRC and in the HCC library for student use. Students with visual impairments have priority on the use of these computers.

Service and Emotional Support Animals

Service animals are welcome on campus and in student housing. However, owners should register with DRC to establish eligibility and for DRC to coordinate with faculty and the Housing and Resident Life department. Emotional support animals must be approved to be live with residents in student housing.

Adaptive Equipment and Classroom Furniture

Adaptive furniture is available for students who need it for access and full participation in classroom activities.

Golf Cart Transportation

Transportation on a golf cart to classroom, dorm, or the parking lot is available to students with visual impairments or mobility limitations.

Priority Registration

Other accommodations may be arranged depending on need and are on a case-by-case basis.