Getting Started Checklist
A quick step-by-step explanation of how to connect with the DRC
Guidelines about what information is needed by the DRC to determine eligibility for services
Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
Information about applying for and requesting support services
Transition from High School to College
Resources for students and parents preparing for the transition from high school to college
Accommodations Available for Specific Disabilities
The Disability Resource Center works with students with a wide range of disabilities. Get some ideas about the ways we may be able to assist students with various sorts of disabilities.
Students who have been working with the Disability Resource Center should submit a Service Request Form to their coordinator as soon as possible after registering for their classes each semester. Priority deadlines will be set each semester, so contact your coordinator early.
After requesting an accommodation letter and providing it to their instructor, students who will test at the DRC may schedule their exams online.
Alt Text Request
Students who have been approved for an accommodation of books in alternate format should submit their book requests using this form as soon as possible after registering for classes.
Students may request disability-related accommodations in Campus Housing and find related procedures here.
Emotional Support Animal Request
Students may request allowance to bring an emotional support animal into their Campus Housing residence as an accommodation for a disability here.
Policies & Procedures
Responsibilities of Students, Faculty, and DRC
Explanation of student, faculty, and DRC responsibilities
Exam Accommodation Guidelines
DRC guidelines on exam accommodations
Note Taker Service Policies
DRC policies regarding supplemental note taker service
Books in Alternate Format
DRC procedures regarding textbooks in alternate format
Service & Emotional Support Animal Policy
University policy regarding Service and Emotional Support Animals on campus
DRC policy about tutoring
ADA Policy, Formal Complaint Procedure, & Legislation
Information about ADA policy implementation, formal complaint procedures, and relevant legislation for person with disabilities
Assessment for ADHD & Learning Disabilities
If you think you may have ADHD or a learning disability, learn about options for getting an assessment.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
Federal, state and disability-related financial aid and scholarship information
Disability Career / Employment Resources
Information and resources about careers and employment
Information about registering to vote
Strategies for Success
The Disability Resource Center has created some presentations for students full of strategies for being successful in college.
List of adaptive equipment available in DRC Lab
Students with disability-related parking needs should refer to guidelines on the Accessible Parking page on University Parking's website.
Listing of other resources available to University of Louisville students