People with disabilities

Students and employees with disabilities are welcome at the University of California and have the right to request reasonable accommodation and services. Some resources differ for students and employees. On this page, you can jump to:

Student resources | Academic appointee resources (including information for instructors) | Non-academic employee resources | Resources for all 

Student resources

Academic appointee resources

For academic appointees seeking accommodations for a disability, information about the interactive process can be found on the "Berkeley Accommodation Process for Academic Appointees with Disabilities" webpage of the Academic Personnel Office (APO) website. APO or Be Well at Work - Disability Management office are available to assist. 

For instructors who receive requests for accommodations

Non-academic employee resources

For non-academic employees seeking accommodations for a disability, information about the interactive process can be found on the "Reasonable Accommodation and the Interactive Process" webpage of the People & Culture website. Employee and Labor Relations Consultants and the Be Well at Work - Disability Management office are available to assist.

Resources for all

  • The Disability Access and Compliance office services students, staff, faculty, and visitors by helping assure all University-sponsored programs and services are equally accessible to people with disabilities. Campus Access Services is responsible for facilitating accommodations and services for non-course activities on the UC Berkeley campus. This includes CART/ASL requests, access information resources, and mobility accommodations for people with qualifying disability needs. 
  • The Disability Access and Compliance Office (DAC) provides drop-in sessions open to all students, staff, and faculty who have questions or concerns about disability at the University. If a student, faculty or other academic appointee, or non-academic staff member would like to make a complaint of discrimination on the basis of a disability, please visit the Disability Access and Compliance office webpage on Discrimination on the Basis of a Disability for information about submitting a complaint.
  • The Academic Accommodations Hub provides more information about seeking accommodations and supportive measures. 
  • If you are seeking information about navigating the campus or mobility resources for faculty, staff, and students, please visit the Navigating around campus safely page
  • The Campus Events section of the Disability Access & Compliance website has accessibility information for those attending or hosting a campus event.
  • Please see the Division of Equity and Inclusion's Disability Justice Hub for more tools.

Academic and career support especially for marginalized communities is available

Please visit the Academic & Extracurricular Support and the Career Development pages of this website