In the event that a classroom is found to be inaccessible, room changes will be arranged.
An array of specialized equipment is available, including motorized and manual wheelchairs, telecommunications devices, and closed-circuit elevision to enlarge print. There are also talking calculators, Braille embossers, screen readers, on-screen magnification, large print keyboards, an sophisticated computer equipment.
DSS works closely with the University's Academic Advising, Counseling,and Career Development Centers.
DSS has close working relationships with community support services for the disabled, including the Department of Rehabilitation, independent living programs, Social Security, and county transportation.
Preparation of academic materials in E-text, Braille and large print.
There is an ongoing process on the CSULB campus of evaluating architectural barriers and recommending changes to the Physical Planning and Facilities Management Office. The goal of a completely accessible campus is very close to being achieved.
An accessible computer lab is available, designed specifically for the needs of students with disabilities. The Alternative Media and Braille Transcription Center is located in the High Tech Center.
For students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, we provide sign language interpretors, captioners and notetakers.
Mobility orientation of the campus is available to show the most accessible routes around campus.
Note-takers will be provided for students who have difficulty taking notes for themselves.
Parking spaces are available for the convenience of permanently and temporarily disabled students, faculty and staff. Applications must be made through the Disabled Student Services Office.
Reader services are provided for those who have visual impairments and specific learning disabilities.
DSS will help students obtain taped texts, Brailled materials, large print books, and tactile drawings and graphs.
Proctors, interpreters, and test modifications are available to students who need assistance when taking exams.