Office of Accessibility Resources & Services

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Adaptive Equipment, Auxiliary Aides, Service Animals and Personal Care Attendants

POLICY

Students with disabilities may use the computers in the labs located throughout the campus, many of which are equipped with adaptive software with screen reading and voice activation capabilities. In accordance with State law, service animals assisting students with disabilities are permitted in all facilities of the university. OARS does not provide prescriptive devices, devices of a personal nature or personal attendant care. Any equipment loaned by OARS to a student and not returned will result in a tag being placed on the student’s record.

PROCEDURE

  • Computers located in the student labs, including those with adaptive software, are accessible with the student’s university assigned identification number and password.
  • Assistive listening devices and tape players can be checked out by making an appointment with OARS.
  • Any questions regarding the availability or use of available adaptive equipment should be referred to OARS.