UMass Dartmouth is committed to providing equal educational opportunities for all students. Students who have disabilities on our campus are offered a variety of services to accommodate his/her disability so that students will have complete access to University academic programs. This is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and other relevant state and federal legislation policies, with respect to making reasonable accommodations and auxiliary aides available for eligible qualified students with disabilities.
Services available through The Center for Access and Success include:
- note taking
- exam accommodations which include extended time (quizzes, exams and labs), use of a computer, large print, exams on tape, a reader and/or scribe, separate evaluation of in-class assignments and exams to exclude spelling
- use of tape recorder in the classroom
- front row/preferred seating
- course material in large print
- sign language interpreters
- advocacy and mediation
- priority registration
Please note: The Center for Access & Success does not provide Personal Care Assistant services.