On Campus Resources

Adjusting your study habits during COVID


Knox Center for Adaptive Technology


The James Edward Knox Adaptive Technology Computing Site (Knox Center) meets the computing and information technology needs of people with temporary or permanent disabilities.

Jane Berliss-Vincent, Assistive Technology Manager


Can provide the following:

  • Adaptive technology (software/hardware) needs for students with pre-approved adaptive technology accommodations
  • Print-to-Braille


IT Accessibility at the University of Michigan 



Locations On Campus to Study, Take Remote Classes and Exams:

LSA Technology Services


Equipment Rental

Office of Institutional Equity


OIE oversees, facilitates and supports the University’s efforts to ensure equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Christina Kline, Disability Coordinator



Can serve as a resources (after you have talked with SSD) on the following issues:

  • ADA compliance
  • Institutional equity

Office of the Registrar


Room scheduling requests: ro.curriculum@umich.edu

Services for Students with Disabilities


Can provide help or clarification on the following:

  • Details and/or guidelines listed on the VISA letter
  • Technology hardware (for students with pre-approved computer accommodations)
  • Scribes and Readers
  • Alternative test formats (i.e. enlarging tests)

UM Center for Academic Innovation





Resources for Teaching and Working Remotely


UM Center for Academic Innovation: Keep Teaching @ UM

You can email questions to: LSATeachingRemotelyQandA@umich.edu

LSA Technology Services - LIVE Broadcast Workshops

Access to Remote Instruction for Students and Faculty with Disabilities

SSD: Online Accessibility and FAQ's: Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

CFDC: Resources by and for Disability Communities in the Time of COVID-19

Resources for Online Courses Accessibility

AHEAD: COVID-19 Resources and Updates

AHEAD: Maintaining Access to Opportunity In the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis (Doc Download)




General Resources


ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)


The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life -- to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services. 



AHEAD is the leading professional membership association for individuals committed to equity for persons with disabilities in higher education.


Council For Disability Concerns


The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns works towards creating a community that respects disability, honors individual needs, and makes everything accessible.




The National College Testing Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and high quality service in the administration of testing programs, offers certification to college and university test centers that demonstrate exemplary practices.  NCTA membership numbers more than 2,200 testing professionals from 650 colleges and universities as well as 50 test companies and organizations offering test-related products and services.