The DRC provides reasonable accommodations for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Accommodations may include‚ but are not necessarily limited to:
- Priority Registration;
- note taking assistance;
- sign language or oral interpreters;
- notification of faculty regarding use of fm systems and in-class accommodations.
Students are encouraged to contact the DRC to register and discuss their needs once they are admitted so their accommodations can be arranged. In order receive timely sign language interpreting services‚ students requiring sign language or oral interpreters should contact the DRC two weeks prior to the date services are needed.
Students must provide current documentation of their diagnosis to the DRC and schedule an appointment to discuss their accommodation needs. See HardofHearing documentation guidelines for more information.
Location of campus TDD services:
- UK Operators (859) 323–1294
- UK Police (859) 257–1616
- UK Federal Credit Union (859) 257–9393
- Disability Resource Center (859) 257–2754
- Kentucky Relay 9+711
Jacob Karnes‚ Jr.
Assistant Dean of Students
V/TDD (859) 257-2754
disability resource center . university of kentucky . 2 alumni gym . lexington‚ ky . 40506–0029 . V/TDD (859) 257–2754 . fax (859) 257–1980