Office of Disability Services

DS Portal: Online System for Students and Faculty

Disability Services provides an online system for students, faculty, and volunteer note takers. The system is called DS Portal.
Click the DS Portal tab in the menu bar above for more information and links to the online system.



The Office of Disability Services is the campus office designated to determine accommodations for UNC Charlotte students with diagnosed disabilities. 

Our Mission

The Office of Disability Services works to ensure that students with disabilities have access to education and campus life at UNC Charlotte. Through collaboration with the institution’s diverse community, Disability Services facilitates accommodations, discourse, and engagement to promote a universally accessible learning environment for all.

Important Dates

  • August 19: New Student Convocation and First Day of FALL Evening Classes, starting at 5 PM
  • August 20: First Day of FALL Daytime Classes, starting at 8 AM
  • August 26:
  • September 2: Labor Day - No Classes; University Closed
  • October 7-8: Fall Break - No Classes
  • November 13Last day for a Registration or Check-In appointment with Disability Services for Fall 2019
  • November 15DS Finals Deadline for Fall 2019
  • November 27-30: Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
    • University Closed Nov 28-29
  • December 4: Last Day of Classes
  • December 5: Reading Day
  • December 6-12: Final Exams

Requesting Accommodations

UNC Charlotte students who need accommodations should register with Disability ServicesTo register with our office, students first need to submit appropriate documentation of their disability for review by DS staff.

Contact Disability Services with questions about documentation or registering for services: 704-687-0040 or Visit our Documentation page to learn more.

Access for Visitors and Students at Public Campus Events

Students or visitors to campus who need accommodations for a public campus event should contact Disability Services at 704-687-0040 or For more information, visit UNC Charlotte's Accessibility website.

Disability Services Office Hours

Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Fretwell 230