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Visit the link below for faculty and student accommodation guidance during remote instruction.

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Our staff are available virtually during business hours. Call (585) 276-5075, email disability@rochester.edu, or visit our virtual front desk during business hours to schedule a Zoom new intake appointment, schedule a Zoom appointment with your access coordinator, and get answers to questions. Active DR Student Portal users can use the Request Appointment feature by logging in and following these instructions.


Log in to the DR Student Portal

For students currently registered with the Office of Disability Resources, log in to the DR Student Portal to notify instructors of your accommodations, schedule exams with accommodations, request new or modified accommodations, and request an appointment with your access coordinator.

View instructions and tutorials for using the Portal.

Log in to DR Student Portal

Request Academic Accommodations

Students are encouraged to register with our office to disclose a disability. Students requesting classroom disability accommodations for the first time should complete the online academic accommodation application. If you are requesting accommodations in both classroom and residential environments, please complete both forms.

Complete Application

Request Residential Accommodations

Students requesting residential disability accommodations should complete the online residential accommodation application. Certain resources, like single room occupancy, are limited, so students requesting housing accommodations should do so as soon as they are able.

Complete Application

Log in to the DR Instructor Portal

View instructions and tutorials for using the Portal.

The Faculty Disability Guide assists faculty and instructors in understanding disabilities and in creating inclusive classroom environments.

Web Communications has created a web accessibility resource page for faculty, staff, and students who work on the web.

Log in to DR Instructor Portal

Announcements

Zoom Captioning Feature

Zoom has an auto-transcription/captioning feature built in using artificial intelligence. Download our tip sheet (Word).

CETL Study Groups and Study Zone

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers weekly groups where you can study with your peers. Find them in your Blackboard Organizations or visit the CETL website.

The CETL Study Zone provides a virtual or in-person space where you can prioritize your studying in a quiet, reduced-distraction environment. Apply to enroll on the CETL website.

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If you receive an email advertising an internship from AHEAD, the Disability Resource Center (DRC), or the Department of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES), please forward it to abuse@rochester.edu as this is a phishing scam.

New Resources for Students with Accommodations

We know that the impacts of COVID-19 have changed the way you learn and study, and we are pleased to announce that we have some new resources to support you during the fall and spring semesters. Learn more on our Resources page.

Requesting Rooms for Remote Classes or Private Meetings

Students can now request a room to attend courses online when unable to return to a personal space, such as a room in a residence hall or apartment, between classes. You may also reserve rooms for one-time private appointments such as CARE meetings, conduct or academic honesty meetings, job interviews, telehealth or teletherapy, Title IX meetings, or advisor meetings. Review the rules for room usage and submit a request through the online form.

 

 


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