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Accommodation Request

Advance Notice Timeline

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Accommodation Request for Services Student Responsibility

Accommodation Aide/Assistant

  • Laboratory
  • Student Teaching Setting
  • Internship Setting

3 – 4 Weeks:

  • Before your first lab
  • Before your off-campus teaching or internship experience

After registered for the course, contact the DRS Coordinator to review course requirements and the hiring of an aide.

Alternate Format — Textbooks

  • Digital Audio
  • Scanned/Electronic (PDF/Word)
  • E-PUB
  • Braille/Enlarged Print

2 — 4 Weeks:

  • Before the first class (or)
  • Before you wish to receive the books

After registered for your courses, contact the appropriate Assistive Technology professional for your campus (CU Denver or CU Anschutz)​

Alternative Testing – Exams

  • Additional Time
  • Private Room
  • Reader
  • Scribe
  • Use of Calculator
  • Use of Computer
  • Use of Spellchecker
  • Enlarged Print or Braille or Electronic

1 – 2 Weeks prior to the exam

  1. Pick up a Test Accommodation Form (TAF) for each exam.
  2. Complete the "student section" of the TAF and take the form to your professor.
  3. Meet with your professor and have him/her complete the "instructor section".
  4. Submit the completed TAF to the DRS front desk one week prior to each exam and schedule a room & accommodations.

Assistive Technology

  • Portable devices (reading pens, talking calculators)
  • Screen Reading Program
  • Text Enlargement

1 — 2 Weeks before first class

    After registered with the DRS, schedule a meeting with the appropriate Assistive Technology professional for your campus (CU Denver or CU Anschutz)

Deaf/HOH Services

  • Interpreters (PSE, SE, CASE)
  • Captionists (CART)

4 — 6 Weeks before first class

  1. After registered for your courses, provide your class schedule to the Director along with your communication preferences for each class.
  2. Confirmation of interpreter or captionist will be provided to you as soon as the information is available.

Notetaking Services

1 Week before first class

  1. Drop off your class schedule at the front desk and identify the courses want to receive notetaker services.
  2. Pick up the notetaker agreement forms and NCR paper (if needed) and take to your first class for the notetaker.

Special Furniture

  • Table
  • Padded Chair
  • Adjustable Table or Desk

1 Week before first class


After attending the first week of class

Submit your class schedule to the front desk staff and identify which classrooms require special furniture and identify the type of furniture.

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