Accommodations are tailored to the individual needs of students.
Reasonable accommodations must be supported by current documentation.
A wide range of accommodations are available including, but not limited to:

Extended Time Testing

  • Testing accommodations may include up to double time for test taking in the Testing Center
  • Testing can be completed in the Office of Testing Services – Room S-127 OR students can make arrangements to test with their instructor.
  • Faculty are responsible for dropping off and picking up all exams.
  • To avoid confusion the student and instructor should discuss testing arrangements and how this accommodation will be implemented as soon as an exam date is announced.

**Please note testing with the instructor does NOT guarantee full extended time.

Note Taking

  • This is a support service for qualified individuals to assist in getting content information from classroom lectures and discussions.
  • Students requesting this accommodation must present their note taking accommodation form to the instructor.
  • Instructors are asked to assist the student in locating a note taker.
  •  Once a note taker is found, the student requesting the service must provide their note taker with contact information and make arrangements for receiving notes.
  • If a peer note taker cannot be located, the student should contact the Resource Accommodation Specialist in the Office of Specialized Services. The office can work to identify a note taker through an alternate resource.
  • We also provide notetaking services via Notetaking Express (a downloadable app) which requires the student to meet with the Resource Accommodation Specialist for a brief orientation and to sign up.


  • Tutoring accommodation is available to all students free of charge.
  • This accommodation provides a set 2 hour/week per subject with the same tutor for the entire semester.
  • It is essentially a standing appointment.
  • You can start or end the appointments at any time.


  • Basic four function calculator (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division); not a scientific or graphing calculator.
  • You will need to provide your own calculator.


  • Record lectures using a digital device i.e. phone, recorder, or laptop.


  • If your professor does not already allow you to take notes on a computer, you can now do so.

Individual Registration Assistance

  • When registration begins you can make a 1-hour appointment with an academic counselor.
  • They can help you pick a program or evaluate the one you are in.
  • You have access to that counselor anytime. *New Students ONLY

Enlarged Print

If using a textbook, you need to send the following to the scanning technician: ISBN #,  Proof of receipt, and the Size of enlarged print.

Wheelchair User

  • Once schedule is confirmed, an adjustable desk can be provided.
  • Please email with your class information.

Private Room

  • Make an appointment with the Office of Testing Services (
  • Be sure to make arrangements BEFORE the test, quiz, or exam occurs.

Smart/Digital Pen

  • A smart pen is a device that can record audio from lectures in addition to recording the handwritten notes that you take in class.
  • A Digital Pen is an input device which captures the handwriting strokes and transfers it into digital information.


  • Make arrangements with Testing Services to take the test there.
  • Be sure to make arrangements BEFORE the test, quiz, or quiz occurs.

Interpreting Services

  • An ASL/English Interpreter for meetings, classes, events, etc.
  • To utilize these services, you will be connected to Deaf Services via

CART/Captioning/Live Transcription

  • Remote CART & live transcription or captioning services are available for students who are deaf or hard of hearing for regularly scheduled classes and labs as well as for other special campus events.
  • To utilize these services, you will be connected to Deaf Services via

Assistive Technology

  • Hardware such as use of an adapted mouse, adapted keyboard, or large monitor.
  • Software programs that are developed for use as a screen-reader and magnifier programs listed below:
    • Text-to-speech applications: Kurzweil 1000 and Kurzweil 3000;
    • Screen Reader applications: JAWS®/Freedom Scientific;
    • Screen Magnifier/Reader applications: ZoomText Magnifier/Reader.