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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology is located in DRC's Lounge on the second floor.

  • Four PCs and one iMac with mainstream and assistive technologyDRC Lounge
  • Study tables
  • Scanners
  • UAWifi wireless capabilities

The Lounge is available for group or individual study space in addition to product demonstrations and training on assistive technology.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Options to explore scholarships and financial aid:

  • All students looking for financial assistance should work with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Find information on costs of attendance, financial planning, important dates and policies at
  • Scholarship Universe is a portal to a variety of scholarships matched to you based on your profile. Disability is one of the characteristics you can enter.

Class Notes

Access to Class Notes

Having access to quality notes is an integral part of learning. If note-taking presents a barrier for you, there are good options for you to explore.

Independent Strategies

There are many ways to take your own notes independently and effectively.  You may consider:

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals


  • DRC first floor lobby, room D106 of the Highland Commons building [map].
    • Hours available: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)

Assistive Listening Devices:

  • FM systems are loaned to students on a semester basis
  • Infrared Systems are equipped with earphones or audio-neck loops designed to reduce noise interference and are loaned out at Centennial Hall

Additional Information:

ASL Interpreting and CART

The Disability Resource Center hires interpreters, and CART reporters to provide services to individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing. These services are available for all academic needs, meetings, workshops, etc., as well as for any other activities sponsored by the University.

Certification of Staff:

Document Conversion

When standard print is a barrier, textbooks and other printed academic materials, such as syllabi and articles, can be converted to electronic text, Braille or large print. Students new to document conversion will originally request access to e-text through an Access Consultant.

Requesting books prior to the start of the semester:

Course Substitution

If math and/or second language courses create barriers to your learning based on disability, you may request a course substitution. Courses determined by your College to be non-essential to your program of study may be substituted.

Steps to request a course substitution: