Office of Disability Services

Got Scholarship?

You might qualify for one or more University scholarships for students with disabilities!
To apply, visit the NinerScholars Portal. Learn more about scholarships for students registered with Disability Services.
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Complete scholarship applications are due online by April 1, 2019!

Disability Services New Online System for Students and Faculty

We are excited to offer 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.



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

  • March 19: Last day to withdraw from course(s); Grade subject to Withdrawal Policy
  • April 1: Registration for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 begins. For more information, visit Niner Central.
  • April 10: Last day for a Registration or Check-In appointment with Disability Services for Spring 2019
  • April 15: Last day to schedule your finals in the DS Test Center
  • April 30: Last Day of Classes
  • May 1: Reading Day
  • May 2-4 and May 6-9: Final Exams
  • May 10-11: Commencement

Requesting Accommodations

UNC Charlotte students who need accommodations should register with Disability ServicesTo register with Disability Services (DS), students first need to submit appropriate documentation of their disability for review.

Contact Disability Services with any questions about documentation or registering for services: 704-687-0040 or

Documentation may be submitted in the following ways:

  • In person, by visiting DS in Fretwell 230
  • By fax: 704-687-1395
  • By email:
  • By mail: Office of Disability Services, Fretwell 230, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223

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