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:
- Eligibility for Services and Documentation Guidelines
- Qualifications to register with Disability Services
- Registration Process
- Run down process to register with Disability Services
- Important Forms
- Forms and documents for students
- Accommodations and Services
- Additional information on accommodation (Classroom and Academic, Housing, Disability Services Testing Center etc.)
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Most asked questions by students
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)