Accommodations and Services

Common Accommodations

Some typical accommodations available at the University of Hartford include but are not limited to:

  • Extended time on exams
  • Distraction Reduced testing location
  • Note-taking accommodations
  • Books in an alternate format
  • Readers for exams
  • Scribes for exams
  • Computer use for essay exams
  • Recording lectures

Eligibility for accommodations is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Academic Coaching Services

Professional Academic Coaches are available to meet one-on-one with students for academic strategies. Appointments are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

A first-year student may meet once per week for 30-45 minutes and sophomores may meet biweekly based on availability of appointments.  Students may schedule or cancel appointments by calling 860.768.4312.

Academic Coaches may work with students on topics including:

  • Adjusting to college
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Stress Management
  • Note taking: for lectures and readings
  • Test Preparation & Test Taking
  • Self-advocacy
  • Personal Accountability

Please note that Access-Ability Services does not offer content tutoring. For more information on content tutoring available at the University of Hartford, please visit our student resources link.