General Accommodations
Available by type of Disability  

 

 

While actual approved accommodations are determined by careful committee review of your file, we provide, in general, the following accommodations:


 

If you are Blind or Visually Impaired:

 

  • Audio books or etext

  • Use of audio recorder in class, with professor permission

  • Note takers in class

  • Extended time on tests

  • Use of computer and technology for taking tests

  • Scribe for taking tests (although we encourage use of technology as much as possible so that you take tests with as much independence as possible)

  • Reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC  

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes for one semester

 

If you use a Wheelchair:

 

  • Accessible desks in the classrooms

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes for one semester

  • Depending upon functional limitations, additional accommodations may include extended time on tests, note takers, and reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC

 

If you have a Psychiatric disability:

 

  • Reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC

  • Use of audio recorder in class, with professor permission

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes for one semester

 

If you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:

 

  • Sign language interpreters

  • Note takers

  • Reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes for one semester

 

If you have Traumatic Brain Injury:

 

  • Reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC

  • Use of audio recorder in class, with professor permission

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes one semester

  • Depending upon functional limitations, additional accommodations may include approval for things such as extended time on tests and note takers

 

If you have a Learning Disability:

 

  • Extended time on tests

  • Use of audio recorder in class, with professor permission

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes one semester

  • Reduced course load recognized as full-time by USC

  • Depending upon the specific learning disability and functional limitations, additional accommodations may include approval for things such as audio books or note takers

 

If you have ADD/ADHD:

 

  • Extended time on tests

  • Use of audio recorder in class, with professor permission

  • Early course registration after you have been enrolled in classes one semester