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

Summer 2021: FOR STUDENTS & FACULTY

To promote social distancing, appointments with counselors continue to be virtual, by phone, email and Google Meet. 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 DS Test Center opens May 24, 2021.
  • Only tests that are administered in person on campus may be taken in the DS Test Center.
  • All Online tests and exams will be administered Online by Faculty.

DS Mask Policy

Disability Services follows the face covering protocols outlined by the University for classrooms and teaching laboratories.  Face coverings are required in all parts of Disability Services, the DS Test Center, and any satellite locations of the DS Test Center. All students, faculty/staff, visitors and test-takers are required to wear face coverings/masks regardless of vaccination status. Individuals who do not adhere to this policy will be asked to leave DS. If a student or employee refuses to leave after being dismissed, they will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct or Human Resources, as appropriate. 

For more information about DS operational changes due to COVID-19 and providing extended time in Canvas, visit our DS COVID-19 page.

Welcome

The Office of Disability Services is the campus office designated to determine reasonable accommodations for 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 the University. 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

  • July 5: July 4th Holiday Observed - University Closed
  • July 6: First Day of Summer Second-Half Term Semester Classes
  • July 7: Last day to add/drop a class with no grade for Second Half Term
  • Aug 5: Last day to secure accommodations (register for services) for Summer Full and Summer Second Half Term Semesters
  • Aug 6: Deadline to schedule a Summer Full or Summer Second Half Term final exam in the DS Test Center
  • Aug 9: Last day of classes
  • Aug 10-11: Summer Full and Summer Second Half Term Finals

Requesting Accommodations

Students who need accommodations first need to submit appropriate documentation of their disability to our office for review. The list below will help guide you:

  1. Most students need their treating health care provider to complete the Disability Documentation Form.
  2. Students with learning disabilities should submit the most recent full-scale psycho-educational evaluation supporting their diagnosis.
  3. Students requesting housing accommodations need their treating health care provider to complete both the Disability Documentation Form and the Housing and Meal Plan Addendum.

To learn more, visit our How to Register for Services or our Documentation pages.

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 the University's Accessibility website.