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
ETS (Educational Technology Services) 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. Sensus Access
Assistive Tech Services

Comprises of four different services available to students: 

  • Assistive Listening
  • Assistive Technology Computers & Software
  • Alt Media Conversion Assistive Technology Services
DSP (Disabled Students Program) Alternative Media Center Provides assistance on converting course matierlas into accessible formats for students with print-related disabilities.

Alt Media Center
Real-Time Captioning (RTC) Transcription of spoken English is transcribed into text on a computer screen for a student in real-time.

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


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. 

Keri Klein, Library Disability Liaison

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

Self-Service Scanners