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


Our staff is continuing operations by telework and in accordance with University guidance.  Until further notice, we will hold all appointments remotely via phone. To schedule an appointment, call 704-687-0040 or email disability@uncc.edu. Students may also contact their DS counselor directly.

Communicating with DS

Individuals may still call or email our office. During this time, we will not have access to mail or faxes on a regular basis. Students and Prospective Students who need to submit documentation for review should email their documentation to disability@uncc.edu

Help Us Safeguard Your Information

Do not include your social security number on any documents submitted to DS by email. Only your UNC Charlotte student ID number is necessary for processing.

How Tests will be Administered for Online Summer Courses

  • All Online tests and final exams will be administered Online by Faculty.
    • ​Until further notice, the DS Test Center cannot administer any tests.
  • Students should communicate with faculty prior to any test to ensure accommodations are in place.

Extending Test Time in Canvas: Faculty Resources

Students who have extended time on tests will need extended time for Online tests. 

Calculating Extended Time

  • To calculate extended test time for your student, multiply the amount of test time allowed for all students by the extended time accommodation.

Creating Accessible Online Materials: Faculty Resources


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

  • June 29: First Day of Summer Second Half Term
  • June 30: Last Day to Add or Drop a Summer Second Half Class with No Grade
  • July 3-4: Holiday - University Closed
  • July 30Last day to Register with DS for Summer Second Half and Summer Full Term Accommodations
  • August 3: Last Day of Classes for Summer Second Half and Summer Full Terms
  • August 4-5: Final Exams for Summer Second Half and Summer Full

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.