ClipboardApplying for academic accommodations

Complete an application if you require academic accommodations to support your temporary, permanent, chronic or suspected disability.

MegaphoneRequesting and managing your accommodations

Learn how to request your course accommodations, graduate milestone accommodations, and coop accommodations.


Accommodation services 

Open bookLearning strategy and assistive technology

Learn how you can develop and strengthen your skill set through virtual workshops, resources, and demonstration videos.  

AbacusAlternative Testing

Learn how to request your testing accommodations and what to expect when writing in the Exam Centre.

Paper iconAlternate Format

Learn about the alternate format accommodation process and how to request your course materials in an alternate format.


KeyboardPeer supplemental notetaking support

Learn more about our peer notetaking program, including how to volunteer and request your notes.

HandsPeer mentorship transition support

Learn how new students with disabilities are matched with a peer to share lived experiences and support.

CarAccessible transportation services

Learn about the accessible transportation program 


Accommodation supports 

Briefcase icon with medic symbolGraduate student medical leave

Learn about the graduate medical leave process and whether you qualify for the award.

Person sleeping in a bedAccessible Housing

Learn how Waterloo’s Housing & Residences can accommodate students with disabilities.

FingerprintVerification of academic accommodations letter

Complete an online form to request a formal summary of your accommodations.


CoinsAwards and discounts

Learn about the awards available to students with disabilities.

Question markFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Receive answers to the most asked questions about AccessAbility Services.