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AccessAbility Services

AccessAbility Online

Our Online System provides you with a convenient, efficient, and confidential method to register with our services and request accommodations.

If you are a returning student, click on the button below to log in and request your accommodations.

If you are new to the online system, click on the appropriate button below to begin.

Accommodations for Exams

It is your responsibility to book your exams online and check the exam schedule posted on AccessAbility Online and on the Student Portal.

Term tests: must be booked online no later than 7 days prior to the exam or by the last drop date (November 20th), whichever comes sooner.

Finals: must be booked online by November 20, 2017.

If a midterm is listed to take place in less than 7 days from the date of submission, it may not be accommodated in the exam centre. 

Retroactive accommodations will be addressed on a case by case basis.

Ask a Librarian

Need assistance with a paper or assignment, or have a question about a database or how to find relevant resources?

Connect with Michelle from the Dana Porter Library for drop in research help every Tuesday and Friday from 1-2 pm, room 1438 across from the Technology Lab at AccessAbility Services. 

Fall Workshop Series

  1. Learning Strategist, Jennifer O'Brien, is hosting AccessAbility specific   "Time Management" and "Exam Prep" workshops this fall.
  2. Librarian, Sandra Keys, is hosting a workshop "Searching Effectively on Your Topic"  in which you will learn basic searching techniques to help you find relevant materials in the Library’s databases. After a short introduction/presentation, there will be time to put this information into practice for your assignments.  Bring your laptop and an assignment you need to work on.

Location: AccessAbility Services classroom (NH 1403)

Dates:

Please reserve your spot if you are interested, by contacting our front office by email at access@uwaterloo.ca, or by phone 519-888-4567 Ext. 35082.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Events

Student Access Van

Notetaking Services

Share Your Feedback

Your input and feedback are important as we look to improve and expand the services and resources available to students on campus. Feedback will be summarized and kept in confidence, and only used to inform how we can improve our office. We look forward to hearing from you.

  1. Nov. 17, 2017CHHA Scholarships

    Are you a post-secondary student who lives with hearing loss?

    Apply for the CHHA Scholarships for financial assistance!

    The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is pleased to offer financial assistance to students who live with hearing loss. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you have until March 31, 2018 to apply to any of CHHA’s three scholarships:

    Frank Algar Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

  2. Feb. 11, 2016Carol Shantz Bursary Award 2016

  3. Oct. 20, 2015November Recruitment Reception & BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Scholarship

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Exam Hotline

Instructors who wish to contact AccessAbility Services with exam information for students writing with our department, please call ext. 32292. 

If our proctors are busy with students at the time of your call and the phone goes to voice mail, leave your contact information and we will get back to you shortly.