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Center for Access and Success

Welcome to the fall 2022 semester Incoming Corsairs!

If you wish to receive accommodations, you will need to self-disclose to us by calling to make an appointment to speak with one of the directors – 508.999.8711. The earliest you can do this is about a week before the start of classes.  You can also wait until you are on campus to schedule an appointment. If no one answers the phone, please leave a message and someone will get back to you!

Documentation can be brought with you to your appointment, sent to our email address (access_success@umassd.edu), faxed - 508.910.6691, or mailed. Our website has a lot of good information including differences between high school and college, study and skill building videos, and more.

 If you have any questions regarding documentation, here is the link for our documentation guidelines as well: https://www.umassd.edu/dss/documentation-guidelines/. The most common accommodations offered are extended time on exams/quizzes in a reduced distraction environment and recording lectures, but accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis. Please let us know if you have any other questions.

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Welcome to Returning CAS member!

Please remember, you need to register for your accommodations each semester.  Please make you appointment to meet with one of our directors.

We look forward to working with all of you!
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The Center for Access and Success, (CAS), oversees the University’s compliance with the legal mandates expressed in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 for students with documented disabilities.

The Center works with faculty, staff, and students to ensure that appropriate academic adjustments are made that allow all students equity inside the classroom. Students who have documented disabilities on our campus are afforded a variety of services to accommodate their individual needs. UMass Dartmouth strives to ensure complete access to University academic programs. Simply schedule an appointment with us to discuss your unique needs. CAS is located in Pine Dale Hall, Room 7136. When you arrive at Pine Dale Hall please use the call box and dial ext. 8711 and a staff member will meet you at the entrance to open the door.
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Free apps for online learning, productivity, and stress reduction

Studying

  • Chegg Prep - flashcards created  to prepare for all types of subject matter
  • StudyBlue - has study materials for all different courses
  • Cram - flashcards to prepare for all types of subject matter and multiple choice tests. 

Time Management

  • Flora - tracks your focus time
  • Flipd - shows how long you’ve spent on apps, sleeping, studying, etc.
  • Productive - helps user create their daily routine, provides feedback

Note-taking

  • Microsoft OneNote - easily integrates with your UMassD account
  • Agenda - tracks your note taking over time, allows easy addition of photos and outside info
  • Notebook - organizes your notes into different notebooks

Relaxation

  • Calm - meditation app that also has music to help you fall asleep
  • Aura - after assessing your mood, provides you with personalized life coaching and stories to reduce anxiety
  • Insight Timer – meditation app that creates playlists for anxiety, sleep, stress, and productivity

 

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