Disability Services (DS) at George Mason University determines and coordinates services and accommodations for students with disabilities. DS works with a variety of students with documented disabilities. Services can include, but are not limited to examination accommodations, use of a recorder or listening device, use of a note taker, priority registration, reduced course load and provision of sign language interpreters. All accommodations are arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Contact DS directly for questions or more information, call 703-993-2474. Additional DS resources available below:


Getting Started with the Disability Office:

Request services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind Individuals Services:
  • Sign Language Interpreters: The service providers manually sign what is audible and voices what is signed by the student, using English, American Sign Language (ASL), or Signed English.
  • Cued Language Transliterators: Transliterators transliterate the message manually using Cued speech.
  • Note-takers: Note-takers are volunteers in the course who take notes in class and will make copies of class notes to give to the student.
  • Computer Assisted Real-time Translation (CART): CART writers create a verbatim transcript of the class which is displayed on a computer screen in real-time.
  • Interpreting Services Live Remote Captioning
  • Accessible Media through the Assistive Technology Initiative (i.e, transcriptions and/or closed captioning)