Office of Disability Services

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

  • January 9, 2019: First Day of Spring Semester and Spring A Classes
  • January 16:
  • January 21: Martin Luther King Day - University closed
  • March 19: Last day to withdraw from course(s); Grade subject to Withdrawal Policy
  • April 15: Last day to schedule your finals in the DS Test Center

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