Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to ensuring students with a disability(ies) have equal access to all aspects of their campus experience. Students who have a disability, including medical and/or mental health conditions, and may need accommodations at orientation should follow the processes outlined below.

When you register for your orientation session, please indicate if you need any of the following accommodations:

  • Interpreting or captioning services
  • Accessible copies of orientation materials

After you register for your session, you must submit all required forms and supporting documentation to Services for Students with Disabilities at least two weeks before your session. Requests made within 10 days before your session may not be guaranteed. 

Here are the steps you should take for each type of accommodation.

Interpreting or Captioning Services

If you need interpreting or captioning during orientation, please contact New Student Services at least two weeks before your session. Requests made within 10 days before your session may not be guaranteed. 

Accessible Copies of Orientation Materials

If you need accessible copies of orientation materials (large print, electronic format, etc., please contact New Student Services at least two weeks before your session.

Accommodations During the Academic Year

If you need accommodations during the academic year, you should contact Services for Students with Disabilities. For information on how to register with SSD, visit ddce.utexas.edu/disability/how-to-register-with-ssd/.