Frequently Asked Questions

How do I request an interpreter for class?
Please visit our Disability Office with your schedule at the beginning of semester or during early registration.

What do I do if my interpreter does not show up?
Contact the disability office as soon as possible.

What do I do if I am late for class?
If you will be arriving late for class you should call the Office of Disability Services and leave a message. If you do not call, the Interpreter will return to the Office of Disability Services after an allotted time. The interpreter should wait for 15 minutes for the first class hour and an additional ten minutes per hour thereafter.

If you do not show-up within the specified times as shown in the chart, your interpreter may be reassigned.
Class = 1hr Wait 15 min. after scheduled start time.
Class = 1.5 Wait 20 min. after scheduled start time.
Class = 2hrs Wait 30 min. after scheduled start time.
Class = 2.5 Wait 40 min. after scheduled start time.
Class = 3hrs Wait 45 min. after scheduled start time

What if I will be absent from class?
Contact the disability office at least 3 day before class and email your instructor.

How do I request an interpreter for outside class events?
In order to reserve an interpreter for events outside the classroom you must complete an Interpreter Request Form. Requests should be made 3 days in advance.