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Student Access Office


Accessibility Support Services

The services below are available to help make Adelphi services available to all students. Certain accommodations require students to document their disability with the Student Access Office.

In order to be eligible for accommodations and adjustments, you must submit a completed Petition for Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments form along with any required documentation of your disability.

Accessibility Tips For Online Courses

Equal access in the learning environment is a top priority at Adelphi University. The tips shared here are to provide guidance on creating a more accessible online learning experience. 

Students and Faculty

Note Taking Assistance – Online

Speech to Text-Online Learning

Moodle Accessibility Tools-Online Learning

Helpful Tips for Taking Online Exams


Accessible Online Course Design Tips

Adjusting for Extended Time- Moodle Exams

How to Provide Captioning for:

Zoom | Panopto

Classroom and Campus Accommodations

Accessible Classrooms and Campus

» View the campus accessibility map

Assistive Technology

Specialized equipment to aid in learning for a variety of disabilities, including low vision and d/Deaf/HOH.

» Learn more about the technology available to you

Reduced-Distraction Testing Environment, Extended Test Time and More

We understand that you may require special testing accommodations due to your disability. Please fill out the Petition for Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments and specify what accommodations you may need.

» Request test accommodations

Reasonable Flexibility to Attendance Policy

Attendance is an essential requirement of most courses at Adelphi University. Students are generally required to attend class and follow the attendance policy established by the instructor in each class.

Federal law requires colleges and universities to consider reasonable modification of attendance policies if required to accommodate a student’s disability. We’ve  developed the Flexibility to Attendance Policy to address this issue.

» Read the full Reasonable Flexibility to Attendance Policy

Sign Language Interpreters

Sign language interpreting services can be arranged for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Students must adhere to certain protocols in order to receive interpreting services.

» Sign Language Interpreting Service policies and request form

Dining and Housing Accommodations

Dietary Modification/Food Allergy

If you have a disability that requires a dietary modification as an accommodation, please let us know. You may also wish to file a Petition for Reasonable Housing Accommodation Assignment.

» Request Dietary Modifications

Residential Life and Housing Accommodation

On-campus housing accommodations for those with documented disabilities.

» Request Housing Accommodations


For further information, please contact:

Student Access Office
p – 516.877.3806
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