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.
|Assistive Tech Services||
Comprises of four different services available to students:
|firstname.lastname@example.org||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.||510-310-0518||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.||510-310-0518||RTC|
|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.||
|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
|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