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FAQs for Students

How do I get started wtih DRC?

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  • Visit DRC's Connect page and follow the instructions.
  • You can request accommodations through DRC at any time during your academic career.

What is the difference between DRC and SALT?

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The DRC is the campus department designated by the University to determine provide access to University classes, programs and activities for disabled individuals.

  • We determine and facilitate the implementation of reasonable accommodations.
  • Accommodations and services are free of charge.

SALT is a fee-for-service office available to students with academic challenges and intended to maximize student success.

How do I request accommodations?

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  • If you are connecting with DRC for the first time, fill out the online form.
  • If you are a continuing student, you can request additional accommodations or change an existing accommodation at any time by talking with an Access Consultant.
  • You will always receive follow-up communication regarding an accommodation request.
  • You can log into the DRC online system at any time to view your accommodations.

How do I set-up accommodations?

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  • Implementing a specific accommodation is different than requesting that the accommodation be available to you.
  • In most cases, you can register online to use accommodations (such as testing or note-taking) for a particular class.
  • Contact DRC (drc-info@email.arizona.edu) to request additional information or assistance.

How will my instructors know that I may use accommodations?

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  • Instructors have access to a password-protected website that identifies their students who may use accommodations. If your instructor is not aware of this resource, refer them to DRC.
  • If you'd prefer an instructor not know about your disability because you don't plan to use accommodation in that class, you can opt-out of the identification process online.
  • It's helpful for you to talk with your instructors if you plan to use accommodations in their classes.

What if my accommodations are ineffective or I experience other problems?

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  • Let the DRC know! We only know there is a problem if you tell us.
  • See an Access Consultant either by appointment of by stopping in.

How do I request a course substitution?

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  • See an Access Consultant to discuss course substitution.
  • More information is available at the Course Substitution page.

What do I do if I may miss a lot of classes because of my disability?

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  • See an Access Consultant to discuss each class individually. Accommodations for attendance depend on the nature of each course.
  • More information is available at the Attendance Requirements page.

How can I get a copy of my disability documentation?

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