Office of Disability Services

Disability Services New Online System for Students and Faculty

We are excited to offer a new 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 new 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

  • Dec. 6: Reading Day Fall 2018
  • Dec. 7-8 and Dec. 10-13: Final Exams
  • Jan. 9, 2019 - First Day of Spring Semester and Spring A

Requesting Accommodations

UNC Charlotte students who need accommodations should register with Disability Services.

To register with Disability Services (DS), students first need to submit appropriate disability documentation for review.

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

Documentation may be submitted in one of 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