Campus Resources for Students

UC Berkeley is committed to providing accessible course content to all students, regardless of disability. There are many departments on campus available to assist students on how to obtain accessible course content and how to transform inaccessible content into accessible forms. Below is a chart of available support options and resources available to Berkeley students with disabilities. 

Department Service/Resource Description Contact Information Website URL
DSP (Disabled Students Program) Student Resources

We seek to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to their academic programs at UC Berkeley. We do this by considering the impact students' disabilities have in the context of the learning environment at Berkeley and identifying barriers that students may encounter.

Email: dsp@berkeley.edu

Voice: (510) 642-0518

TTY: (510) 642-6376

Fax: (510) 643-9686

DSP Student Resources Guide
Research, Teaching & Learning (RTL) Ally in bCourses Ally is a set of tools integrated within bCourses to help make course content more accessible.

Email: allyhelp@berkeley.edu

Ally in bCourses Service
Sensus Access

A self-service solution that automates the conversion of documents into a large range of alternative formats such as mp3, e-books, Braille, and Daisy.

Used to convert inaccessible documents (such as image-only pdf files) to more accessible formats.

Email:assistive-tech@berkeley.edu

Assistive Technology Service
Assistive Technology on campus.

In partnership with the Disabled Students Program and the Library, we can offer consulting and guidance on: 

  • Classroom Assistive Listening
  • Assistive Technology Computers & Software
  • Alt Media Conversion
Email: assistive-tech@berkeley.edu Assistive Technology Services
Disability and Access Services (DAC) Student Policies & Procedures Provides a comprehensive guide to policies and procedures related to students with disabilities.

Email: access@berkeley.edu

Voice: (510) 643-6456

DAC's Student Policy guide

Student Resources Contains relevant resources for students with disabilities.

Email: access@berkeley.edu

Voice: (510) 643-6456

DAC's Student Policy guide

Library Accessible Library Resources "Start your search" on the Library homepage includes online articles and eBooks, as well as print materials, many of which are fully accessible. 

Research Help

510-642-6657

Start Your Search

Library Book Scans Students with print disabilities, who are registered with DSP, can request copies of printed materials from the Library's collection to be converted into a digital format. 

Jennifer Dorner is the Library Liaison for students and scholars with disabilities.

Email: dorner@berkeley.edu

Disability Resources

Self-Service Scanners Self-service scanners are available to all UC Berkeley affiliates to scan, email, print, and/or save accessible files to one's USB drive or various cloud accounts. Research Help

510-642-6657
Self-Service Scanners