Interpreting and Accommodation Services

For Students

The Interpreting and Accommodation Services Department provides Sign Language Interpreters, or Oral Interpreters, or Real-Time Captioners for students with a verified Disability (Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf- Blind or Blind-deaf) registered with the Center for Deaf Studies and taking classes during the current semester. Refer to the Deaf Student Handbook. Interpreters are also provided for qualified students in the Workability III. Request an Interpreter or Captioner.

If services for a Deaf-blind or Blind-deaf person are required, please contact the Interpreting and Accommodation Services Director to coordinate the special services needed.

For Faculty and Staff

Interpreting services are also provided for deaf faculty and/or staff for campus meetings and forums.

For Peer Notetakers

Special carbon-less N.C.R. paper is available for Volunteer Peer Notetakers, recruited by the Deaf student from their class. Students may want to ask the classroom instructor for assistance with this or use the services of the Interpreter, or Real-time Captioner to make an announcement prior to start of the first class. Refer to the Notetaker Handbook.

Performing Arts Events

The Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts is a performing arts center on campus that is responsible for their own performances and providing Interpreters, Real-time Captioners, or Infared Assistive Listening Devices.

Accommodations during Non-business Hours

Accommodations needed during non-business hours must be pre-arranged by contacting Kelly Wilmeth.

See Contact Information for the Interpreting and Accommodation Services Office.