Are you a student with a disability? Do you need technology supports or other accommodations? Are you looking for help with accessing electronic course materials?

Some helpful resources are detailed below, including the central starting point for students with disabilities, the Student Disability Center (SDC).

Students with disabilities have the right to:
  • Participate in higher education if they are qualified for admission
  • Equal access to academic content and educational opportunities
  • Participate in student activities
  • Academic adjustments (reasonable accommodations)
  • File a formal or informal complaint if discrimination is occurring
  • Confidentiality of all disability-related information
Students with disabilities are responsible for:
  • Providing appropriate documentation of their disability
  • Advocating for their learning needs
  • Connecting with the DSO and other student services
  • Seeking a reasonable accommodation (when necessary) in a timely manner

In order to receive accommodations at CSU, a student must first identify as a student with a disability through Student Disability Center (SDC). The SDC evaluates student accommodation needs, and assists students in notifying faculty of those needs.

The SDC can also refer students to other beneficial services on campus, including the Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) if technology supports are needed.

Advocacy, Accommodations & Support

Student Disability Center (SDC)

  • Phone: 491-6385
  • Main Office: TILT, room 121
  • Satellite Office: Lory Student Center, room 223
  • The SDC provides accommodations and advocacy services to students with any disability. Accommodations and services include alternative testing, alternative text formats, note-taking support, priority registration, and efforts to resolve problems encountered on campus. Appropriate documentation of disability required.

Assistive Technology Resource Center – ATRC

  • Phone: 491-6258
  • Location: 302 Occupational Therapy Building
  • The ATRC assists with equal access to technology and electronic information for students with disabilities. Services include assistive technology (adapted computing hardware and software) assessments, specific AT accommodations, training, and technical assistance. Students must provide appropriate documentation of disability and be referred through RDS.
  • Locations where Assistive Technology is available include:
    • Morgan Library AT rooms (by reservation)
    • Morgan Library labs and laptops (general use)
    • Intra-University laptop checkout program (laptops available in Behavioral Sciences Building for checkout)
    • Academic Advancement Center lab
    • Adult Learners & Veteran Services Lab
    • RDS Testing Center

Center for Community Partnerships – CCP

  • Phone: 491-5930
  • Location: 320 Occupational Therapy Building
  • Opportunities for Postsecondary Success (OPS)
    • The OPS program focuses on supporting successful postsecondary transition outcomes for people with cognitive disabilities including individuals who have a brain injury or are on the autism spectrum. The OPS program is a fee for service program.
  • New Start for Veterans
    • New Start supports current and incoming CSU student veterans, helping them achieve success and ultimately in the career areas of choice.
Academic Support

Campus Writing Center

  • Phone: 491-0222
  • Location: Eddy Hall, Room 23
  • Assists students with the writing process, including brainstorming, drafting, revising, researching, and proofreading skills for written assignments.
  • Online service and information on study skills available.
  • Weekly “Writing Center Tutorials” available for qualified students.
  • In addition to the Eddy Hall location and online services, writing consultations are available at Morgan Library.

Eagle Feather Tutoring Program – Native American Cultural Center – NACC

  • Phone: 491-1332
  • Lory Student Center, Room 327
  • Eagle Feather Tutoring Program is a free service available to students on a walk-in or appointment basis at the NACC office. Tutoring schedules are posted on website.

The Institute for Learning and Teaching – TILT

  • Phone: 491-3132
  • Location: TILT Building
  • TILT’s Learning Programs are designed to enhance students’ educational experiences by teaching academic skills, supporting work in courses, providing preparation for life after graduation, and offering enrichments that go beyond the classroom
  • Programs include: Arts & Sciences Tutoring, Academic and Study Skills Workshops and Online Resources, Enrichment Programs, and Private Study Rooms.
Other Support Services

Academic Advancement Center – AAC

  • Phone: 491-6129
  • Location: 117 Gibbons
  • AAC provides a comprehensive program of academic support including tutoring for many lower division courses, study instruction strategies, career counseling, peer mentoring and leadership development.
  • Students must meet specific criteria for services (low-income, first generation, or learning/physical disability) and commit to the program. Documentation of disability must be on file with RDS.

CSU Health Network

  • Medical Services: 491-7121
  • Counseling Services: 491-6053
  • Location: CSU Health & Medical Center, corner of College & Prospect
  • CSU Health Network is an integrative and innovative approach to providing seamless and comprehensive quality mental health and medical services.
  • Students registered for six or more credit hours pay fees that make them eligible for counseling services. Fees allow an initial visit with the mental health staff plus up to five subsequent sessions. There is no charge for group sessions.
  • Enrollment in the CSU Student Health Insurance Plan is not required for access to care at the CSU Health Network.

Adult Learner and Veteran Services – ALVS

  • Phone: 491-3977
  • Location: Lory Student Center, Room 288
  • ALVS assists with the transition of veterans and adult students to campus life; facilitates academic success through programs/services and referrals, including: information on scholarships, awards, programs and services, one on one consultation, and community building.

Campus Recreation Center

  • Phone: 491-6359
  • Campus Recreation promotes the pursuit of a balanced, healthy lifestyle through diverse and inclusive programs and activities including: intramural sports, aquatics, fitness classes, sports clubs, and outdoor experiential opportunities.
  • Membership is dependent upon fee paying status.

The Collaborative for Student Achievement

  • Phone: 491-7095
  • Location: On-Campus Stadium
  • Academic advising for undeclared students, those seeking a controlled major and those planning a career in a health-related profession. Assists non-admitted students wanting to take courses as well as students needing to withdraw.

Self Advocacy (SA) has proven to be a key predictor of success among college students, especially students with disabilities. SA principles guide students to take a proactive role in the management of their college experience and maximize their strengths in college and beyond!

SA principles are:
  1. Know yourself: What are your strengths? Your challenges? Your interests?
  2. Know what you need and what you want: What do you want out of college/life and what do you need to get there?
  3. Know how to get what you need and want: Do you have the knowledge, skills, and resources to achieve your goals?