Academic Accommodations

Appropriate services and accommodations are determined by the DRC on an individualized basis. The students' needs and limitations, documentation, and educational environment are evaluated in making a determination as to appropriate accommodations.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of commonly requested academic and exam accommodations.

Common Academic Accommodations

  • Testing accommodations
  • Note-taking services
  • Materials in e-text and audio format
  • Access to adaptive equipment and software
  • Interpreter and captioning services
  • Assistance in activity relocation
  • Priority registration

Common Exam Accommodations

  • Extended test taking time (50% additional time is the standard)
  • Reduced-distraction test environment (which is different from a private testing room)
  • Computer access for essay exams
  • Use of a basic calculator for math computation
  • Assistive technology such as text-to-speech software or dictation software