General Support Services Available to all Students who Experience Disabilities

Please schedule an appointment to meet with DSS staff two weeks before the accommodation is needed.

Support includes:

  • Faculty notification (with student's permission).
  • Liaison with other agencies such as the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.
  • Use of Adaptive Computing Lab for training and study.

 Academic Adjustments Available with Supporting Documentation

Adjustments include:

  • Testing adjustments
    • extended time
    • reduced distraction environment
    • access to adaptive software as needed
  • Note-taking assistance
  • Scribing assistance
  • Alternate Format Materials (books and other course materials)
    • large print
    • Braille
    • audio
    • electronic text
  • Assistive technology (training, loans, and use campus-wide)
    • computers with adaptive software
    • peripherals such as scanners, microphones, mice, etc
    • assistive listening devices like an FM system or pocketalker
    • magnification devices and software
  • Realtime Communication Access Services
    • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters
    • Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)
    • TypeWell Transcribers