Campus Access

Accommodations in the Classroom

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities provides academic support services for students with verified physical, psychological and learning disabilities. Accommodations include assistive technology, alternate formats of text, testing, reading, note-taking, sign language interpreting and campus transportation. Please refer students needing classroom accommodations to Henry Madden Library Suite 1202, or call 559.278.2811.

Student Housing

Student Housing collaborates with the office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) to establish/provide housing accommodations for its residents.  A resident needing special accommodations must contact the SSD office and provide medical documentation in regards to the disability/accommodation within 14 days of submitting their student housing application.  Once sufficient documentation is provided, a Disability Management Specialist (DMS), in discussion with the student, will provide a formal letter to the personnel at Student Housing outlining the approved accommodations. .

Note:  Student Housing does not have elevators.  If you or a family member require accommodations, please contact Monica Tasier Lyon at 559.278.7520.


Accommodations in the Workplace 

The Human Resources department provides workplace assistive devices and support services required by faculty and staff with verified physical, psychological and learning disabilities. 

For information about Fresno State-provided accommodations in the workplace:

Center for Faculty Excellence

The Center for Faculty Excellence is committed to utilizing Universal Design in all major programs including eScholars, Teaching Online Boot Camp, DISCOVERe, as well as assisting faculty when working in Blackboard.

If you would like to know what universal design/accessibility options are available to you, please visit the CFE accessibility web site.

Sign Language Interpreters

To request sign language interpreting services, please complete the Faculty/Staff interpreter request form.

Campus Accommodations 

Community visitors are welcome at all university-sponsored, on campus events and activities. All departmental activities and university-sponsored events must be accessible to community members with disabilities. Each group or entity sponsoring an event or activity is responsible for ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided appropriate accommodations. Events include, but are not limited to: conferences, lectures, rallies, workshops, exhibits, and performances.