Fostering Success Through Access
Disability Resources (DR) leads collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and the campus community to cultivate a universally designed environment, and facilitates the removal of existing barriers for the full inclusion of people with disabilities.
We provide services and accommodations at no cost to all Northern Arizona University students who have current documentation of a disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including but not limited to walking, talking, learning, hearing, or seeing.
An example of a few of the services and accommodations provided include:
- Priority registration
- Access to assistive technology devices and software
- Collaboration with the Office of Housing and Residence Life in the provision of housing accommodations
- Distraction reduced testing center
- Time extensions on exams and quizzes
- Print matter in alternate format
- Communication Access Real-Time Translation (CART)
- Sign Language Interpreting
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Haben Girma: Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Annual AHEAD Conference
Haben Girma is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. In this video she speaks to over 1300 attendees at the 2019 AHEAD Conference in Boston.
Northern Arizona University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or other legally or policy protected status, in the university’s services, educational programs, and activities, including but not limited to, admission to and employment by the university. As a federal contractor, the university is committed to affirmative action in employment for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.