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The Disability Resource Center will be CLOSED for university holidays on the following dates/times:

Thursday, December 24th - Friday, January 1st

We will also observe reduced hours of operation during winter break. From December 14th - January 8th, our hours will be Monday through Friday 9 am - 4 pm, unless closed for the holidays listed above.

In light of Campus policy and safety measures regarding COVID-19, we are primarily working remotely to support our campus community. We ask for your patience as some services may be limited and response time may increase. Staff are working diligently to respond to inquiries as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding as we prioritize health and safety. For the latest updates, please visit unco.edu/coronavirus/.

Adaptive Technology

The University of Northern Colorado offers Adaptive Technology use and training for students registered with Disability Resource Center. DRC also assists students who receive alternative text such as audio format, Braille and/or enlarged print.

There is an adaptive technology room available on the main floor of Michener Library in room 117L. This room is open the same hours as the library and can be accessed by checking out the key at the Circulation Desk. For more information about library services for individuals with disabilities, please visit the Michener Library's website.

For more information about the software and devices available at DRC please review our Adaptive Technology Guide.

If you have any questions about Adaptive Technology at UNC please email the Adaptive Technology Coordinator at DRCTechnology@unco.edu.

Books in Alternative Formats

Books to Audio

Alternative format is an accommodation offered to qualifying students. It is important that students requesting books in alternative format submit their requests as soon as possible each semester.  

Before picking up your materials you will be required to sign a Student Responsibility Agreement regarding use. 

To request a book in alternative format please logon to your DRC Online profile and go to Alternative Formats, then go to Request Alternative Formats and select the book or books you need, you may also request additional readings by requesting in the Additional Books or Reading Materials, remember to fill out as much information as you can in your request.

Other Reading Assignments

Assigned reading material, handouts, and other classroom material that is needed in accessible format can be submitted in the DRC Online Platform, if you have any questions or issues contact DRCTechnology@unco.edu

Submit a Request

All requests must submitted to the DRC Online platform, via Request Alternative Formats or Additional Books or Reading Materials, if you have any questions please contact DRCTechnology@unco.edu. Requests are processed in the order in which they are received.

Note-Taking Opportunities

Want to learn more about obtaining notes or becoming a peer note-taker? Visit our Note-Taking webpage.