DS PORTAL: ONLINE SYSTEM for Students, Faculty, and Volunteer Note Takers  


Disability Services is currently operating remotely with appointments available virtually, by phone and email. To schedule, call 704-687-0040 or email disability@uncc.edu. Students may also contact their DS counselor directly. We look forward to connecting with you!

DS Test Center: 

  • The Test Center will open on the first day of in-person instruction, October 1, 2020, and will operate at 50% capacity.
  • Only tests administered in person within a classroom may be taken in the DS Test Center.
  • All Online tests will be administered Online by Faculty.
    • Students should communicate with faculty prior to any test to ensure accommodations are in place.

For more information about DS operational changes due to COVID-19, our mask policy, or providing online accommodations, visit our DS COVID-19 page.


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

  • Sept 6: New Student Convocation
  • Sept 7: First Day of Fall and Fall First-Half Semester Classes
  • Sept 14: Last day to add/drop a course with no grade
  • Oct 1: First day of in-person instruction
  • Nov 3: Last day to withdraw from course(s); grade subject to Withdrawal Policy
  • Nov 26-27: Thanksgiving Break; University Closed
  • Dec 15: Last Day of Classes
  • Dec 16: Reading Day
  • Dec 17-19 and Dec 21-23: Final Exams

Requesting Accommodations

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

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 disability@uncc.edu. For more information, visit UNC Charlotte's Accessibility website.