The Office of Disability Services works to ensure that students with disabilities have access to education and campus life at the University. Through collaboration with the institution’s diverse community, Disability Services facilitates accommodations, discourse, and engagement to promote a universally accessible learning environment for all.
This website is designed to assist faculty, staff, students and the general public. We hope you will find resources that will help you gain access to UNC Charlotte and/or help you provide access for your programs and services.
There is an assistive technology lab located in Atkins Library on the first floor in room 101C. All individual rooms within Atkins require reservations. Room 101C is bookable through the Information Desk on the 1st floor. Students will need to stop by this desk or call 704‑687‑2030 to reserve the room.
At J. Murrey Atkins Library, all of our computers and circulating laptops are equipped with assistive technology software. The software varies depending on the computer’s operating system. Please ask the Information and Research Desk staff on the library’s first floor for additional details.
A Unisex restroom on campus is defined as a single-stall public restroom for use by people of any gender. Unisex restrooms are utilized to create a comfortable restroom facility for people who may experience difficulty and inconvenience when required to use gender-specific restrooms.
Family Style Unisex Accessible Restrooms (FSUAR) are single-stall public restrooms that are also fully accessible per the Americans with Disabilities Act. They are designed to offer a safe experience for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming community members as well as being available to people with specific disabilities.
Mecklenburg Transportation System (MTS) is a program within the Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services (DSS) that provides non-emergency transportation to eligible citizens of Mecklenburg County.
Programs include Medicaid Transportation, Elderly Disabled Transportation Assistance, Elderly General Purpose, Rural General Public, Veterans Services Transportation, Senior Citizens Nutrition Program Meal Sites, Urbanized Area General Purpose (5307), and Quality of Life Trips
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), CATS offers paratransit services to individuals who, because of a disability (physical, cognitive or visual), cannot access fixed routes buses. The ADA defines eligibility for complementary Paratransit service in 49 CFR Section 37.123 of the federal regulations. CATS Special Transportation Service (STS) operates the paratransit system which is a pre-scheduled, shared-ride, origin to destination service.