Office of Disability Resources

Increasing numbers of students with documented disabilities are enrolling at Purdue University Calumet, where all classroom buildings are accessible by wheelchair and equipped with power doors. The Office of Disability Resources offers a variety of accommodations to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

Eligibility

Students with a documented physical, learning or emotional disability are eligible for appropriate accommodations once they provide the Office of Disability Resources with acceptable disability documentation. Accommodations are provided at no cost to the student.

Accommodations Available

After review of documentation and personal interview:

  • Notetakers, scribes
  • Coordination of classroom accommodations
  • Coordination of testing accommodations
  • Assistive technology
  • Alternative format of text

Other Services

  • Academic counseling
  • Referrals for personal and career counseling
  • Referral to community resources
  • Referral to campus resources
  • Additional Resources

To Apply

Visit or contact:

Office of Disability Resources
Student Union & Library Building, Room 341
Telephone: 219-989-2455; 219-989-2454
Toll Free: 1-800 HI PURDUE extension 2455

Assistive Technology

  • Auditory Trainer (used to amplify instructor’s voice)
  • Braille labeled keyboards
  • CCTV: Closed Circuit Television
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition
  • Height adjustable tables
  • JAWS screen reader
  • Kurzweil 1000 text reader
  • Kurzweil 3000 multisensory reader-visual and auditory feedback
  • Tactile Image Enhancer
  • Windows XP and above accessibility options
  • ZoomText screen enhancer