Online account login update:

A friendly reminder to please update your saved login credentials now that you’ve completed your student email migration. You will no longer be able to access our system to request and manage your accommodations using your former “username@edu.uwaterloo.ca” account. Please update your login information to reflect your new “username@uwaterloo.ca” account. If you’re still unable to log-in even after updating your login username, please email us at: access@uwaterloo.ca. Thank you.

Students

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 (currently unavailable).

 

Accommodation supports 

HeartMissed course components

Complete this form if you have missed, or will be missing, a graded course component (e.g., a missed assignment deadline).

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.