• SAS Welcome
    This fall, Student Accessibility Services joins our featured partner Health & Wellness in wishing you all a productive and successful fall semester!
  • Screenshot of ClockWork web portal login page
    Student Accessibility Services uses ClockWork, a complete online scheduling & data management system designed to meet the specialized needs of SAS, providing 24/7 online access for UNH SAS students & faculty.
  • keyboard with the word "access" on return key
    Choosing the right Assistive Technology to meet the educational needs of each student can be challenging. See which education-related apps are available on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
  • Collage of faculty teaching
    Student Accessibility Services has resources for Faculty members, including answers to Frequently Asked Questions about common accommodations and guidance around creating access.
  • OMSA - Student Accessibility Services' featured partner
    The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) works collaboratively with the whole UNH community to create a more inclusive, equitable, and socially just campus through education, advising, advocacy and community building. Through the lens of intersectionality, OMSA works closely with underrepresented and ally students to empower their development and growth in order to thrive socially and academically. Learn more about SAS' featured partner!

Welcome to Student Accessibility Services!

The University of New Hampshire and Student Accessibility Services (SAS) (formerly Disability Services for Students) take great pride in promoting the development of students and the personal independence necessary to succeed academically and beyond. SAS provides services to students who have permanent or temporary disabilities, including students with physical or learning disabilities and students with health issues (mental or physical) which impact their UNH experience. We seek to create a welcoming, universally accessible environment where all students are able to participate in the myriad aspects of the UNH experience.

Students have the right (and responsibility) to self-disclose and make use of the services available. To begin this process, students are encouraged to contact SAS to discuss what services, resources, and accommodations exist. The choice – to use or not – is yours. Make an informed choice.

We invite you to connect with us to learn about the options available. If at any time you cannot access forms or pages on this site and need to request an accessible format, please email SAS.office@unh.edu for assistance. 

Click on the icons below to get started! 


Student Support Funds

In order to support students through times of financial hardship, food insecurity and unreliable living arrangements, the University (through the Dean of Students Office) is able to offer the following support:

 

 

Watch this video to preview the Intake Form process. 
 

SAS News and Updates

Getting around campus during the winter months?

Review UNH’s helpful accessibility information:

More information regarding accessible transportation, parking, and map resources can be found on the Affirmative Action and Equity Office's Getting Around Durham page.


In The News

updated February 26, 2020

Learn about SignVote, a movement formed in 2016 by Communication Service for the Deaf, a nonprofit social impact organization that has been serving the deaf communities for 40 years. SignVote aims to inform and engage deaf communities throughout the 2020 election by developing and sharing resources in ASL.

Read about and atch a behind-the-scenes clip of Loop, "A New Pixar Short On Disney Plus Which Features A Nonverbal Teen Girl With Autism."

Read "Where the sidewalk ends: A stroll down Main Street with an accessibility activist," about a disability activist's stroll down the recently redesigned and partially completed Main Street in Worcester, MA.

In The News Archive


**Sonocent Notetaking Software**

"I never used to go back and review my notes but now I do. I wish I had it last year, it would have been so beneficial.”
-Caroline, UNH student

Sonocent is a notetaking software that allows students to record lectures on a laptop or mobile device, color highlight information, import presentation slides or diagrams next to the audio files, and include text notes. The recordings are broken up into smaller chunks of information each time it detects a pause to make audio easier to organize.

SAS is providing a limited number of students access to this software that is available in Windows and Mac. The Sonocent Link app is also available for iOS and Android.

Please visit the Sonocent website to find out more about this software, its intent, and use. SAS hopes to assist and empower students in independent notetaking and effectiveness in the classroom.


Navigating UNH Guide

Don't know what some of UNH's acronyms mean? From having to navigate from Hoco to the GSR or needing a RAC time, some of these terms are foreign until you learn what they all mean. Visit our office for a Navigating UNH Guidebook or print a copy for yourself!


Technology Tips and Resources

"Back to School" technology planning

Check out our Educational Apps for Students page and explore the Free and Low-Cost iOS and Android Apps and resources available to assist students with Reading, Writing, Note-Taking, Study-Skills/Organization, and Brainstorming activities.

RWG Mac logo  FREE! Read&Write academic and literacy support software available on all computers in the Student Computing Clusters and available for free download to any UNH student, faculty, or staff.  More information is available on our Read&Write page.


Reminders

Accommodation Letters: SAS would like to remind students to send your accommodation letter(s) at the start of each semester via ClockWork. You no longer need to make an appointment with the office to access your letters! Simply log in to ClockWork to request your letter(s). You can send letters anytime. There is no deadline.


Opportunities

Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities and Disabled Veterans
People with disabilities and disabled veterans can find the jobs they have been looking for. Companies including AT&T, Bank of America, UPS, Kaiser, Compucom, USAA, Honeywell and hundreds of others are all looking to hire people with disabilities and disabled veterans.

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)
The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

List of Scholarship Opportunities for Students!
A comprehensive list of (mostly) disability-related financial opportunities and scholarships. Updated regularly!

COLA Study Abroad Programs
Access more about these programs, including application materials, details about information sessions, and their upcoming events schedule.


Our Campus Partners

University Advising Center
Internships, job search strategies, career exploration, resources, and more!
Campus Recreation 
Providing educational experiences through recreation opportunities that enhance healthy lifestyles!
Career Services (Paul College) 
Provides a comprehensive career-planning program to Paul College students!
Center for Academic Resources (CFAR) 
Educational counselors and peer mentors can help you reach your academic goals!
Dimond Library 
Ask-A-Librarian. Chat/email for library research questions.
Discovery Program
Your core curriculum destination!
Housing & Residential Life
Offering a variety of options for a full-featured, convenient, and safe home!
Northeast Passage
Barrier-free recreation & health programs for individuals with disabilities!
Study Abroad
More than 500 study abroad & exchange programs!
Transportation
Explore all things UNH transit and parking!

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