Below you will find a list of accessibility-related resources that will be useful for both prospective and current students. 

Accessibility should be incorporated at the onset of content creation or the development of a project, and monitored through its lifecycle.

Accessibility Allies are individuals (students, faculty, and staff) who take an intentional role in promoting disability awareness and inclusion on Grounds by learning about the history of disability civil rights, the resources available on Grounds, and disability inclusive and respectful communication.

You can request for your team, group, or department to participate in EOCR's Disability Awareness Presentation by contacting us at [email protected].

Quadrant maps indicating barrier free and partially accessible routes across the Grounds. Also noted are accessible entrances to University buildings along with accessible parking areas and accessible emergency telephones.

Parking and Transporation provides additional travel options on grounds after normal service hours.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services are coordinated by the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC).

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The University of Virginia athletics department is committed to ensuring its events and programs are inclusive and accessible for all patrons. To that end, if you are a ticket holder with a disability, we encourage you to let us know at your earliest convenience and preferably at least five (5) calendar days in advance of the event, if there is a disability-related accommodation need. 

Chair: Helen Wilson
The Committee on Access for Persons with Disabilities is charged with making recommendations for, and providing oversight to, projects designed to improve access for persons with disabilities to University programs and facilities.

Our chapter upholds the mission of Best Buddies by matching UVA students in one-to-one friendships with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Charlottesville community.

Blue Trunk Foundation provides information about accessibility to make it easier for all people to travel regardless of age, disabilities, or health conditions. (Contact: Rupa Valdez, Assistant Professor Public Health Sciences Administration)

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Maintained by the University Registrar, a listing of all classroom buildings. Each building should be considered accessible by people who use mobility aids such as wheelchairs, unless otherwise noted.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), which is a part of Student Health, is the University of Virginia's primary student counseling clinic on Grounds. CAPS is committed to providing a safe and affirming environment for all students seeking to improve their wellbeing.

SDAC coordinates services for D/deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty, staff, and visitors for University-sponsored courses, programs, meetings, and events. 

  • American Sign Language (ASL) to English Interpreting - American Sign Language Request Form (NetBadge login required)
  • Captioning - Captioning Request Form (NetBadge login required)
    • Live Real Time Captioning Services for classes and events
    • Post-production Captioning Services for video and audio material used in/for classes or events
  • Assistive Technology such as FM systems
  • Other accommodations as appropriate

DART is an on-demand, fare-free, curb-to-curb paratransit service for UVA students and employees, who, due to a disability, are not able to use University Transit Service (UTS), UVA's fixed-route transit system. DART operates whenever UTS academic routes are in service. 

Chair: Sarah Cole & Kristin Morgan
As a subcommittee of the Diversity Council, the purpose of this committee is to serve as a think-tank for improving access, in its broadest sense, at the University of Virginia.

A group of faculty from across the university committed to exploring the social and cultural aspects of disability. 


UVA is dedicated to creating an environment of access and inclusion both on Grounds and abroad. 

The University of Virginia’s Office of Major Events manages Finals Weekend and other special events intended for a University-wide audience and offers services for persons with disabilities and/or limited mobility during Finals Weekend.

The Office of Health Promotion's (OHP) mission is to foster a healthy University community and support optimal student health and well-being.

UVA accessibility professionals support and encourage the addition/installation of hearing loop (induction loop) technology as the recommended assistive listening system (ALS) for large venues, auditoriums, classrooms, reception areas, ticket counters, and other appropriate spaces throughout the Academic Grounds, athletic venues, and Health System at the University of Virginia.

Information on hosting events with accessibility in mind.

List of ITS and Provost-managed classrooms.  Search by technology and accessibility features.

The University Library provides a variety of services and equipment in support of the research needs of individuals with disabilities. Please ask for information on assistance retrieving materials or providing specialized study arrangements.

LinkedIn Learning is the new platform for free access to video tutorials that have been available from; and although you will be asked if you want to connect this service to your LinkedIn account when you log in, you are not required to do this or to have a LinkedIn account.

Living On The Lawn - Returning undergraduate students with disabilities are encouraged to apply for housing on the Lawn. With the renovation of two Lawn rooms to be fully ADA-compliant, the possibility living on the Lawn is now a reality for students with disabilities.

The University of Virginia and the Department of Parking & Transportation is committed to providing accessible services for students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors of the University.

Discuss educational barriers and potential accommodations with an SDAC Adviser.

The Student Disability Access Center (SDAC) strives to promote a culture of access and inclusion for students with disabilities across all academic programs and University services. 

The Wheelchair Tennis Team at the University of Virginia brings collegiate adaptive sports to Virginia for the first time ever. UVA has grown into one of the largest collegiate wheelchair tennis programs in the country boasting four student-athletes and two coaches. Now, the team is challenging for a national title in Orlando, Florida every year – which if won – would be the first adaptive championship in UVA’s history.

Describes the different areas of the UVACollab interface and point out how they are implemented for accessibility.

UVA Rec offers a variety of programs, services and spaces where our students, faculty and staff feel welcome and safe, can find meaningful connections and develop all dimensions of wellness (social, intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, financial and occupational) that enrich the learning, living, teaching and working experiences at UVA.

UTS OnDemand is a fare-free van shuttle service that provides rides for University community members to areas in and around Grounds during overnight hours. 

Student Disability Access Center

The best resource for disability-related services.