Alternate Text Formats

If alternate text format is part of your accommodation plan, please follow these steps:

  1. Enroll for your classes as early as possible. Ideally at least 6 weeks before the start of the semester.
  2. Notify our Exam Coordinator that you have enrolled for the semester.
  3. Provide proof of purchase for each textbook that you are requesting to be in alternate format.
    1. Alternate formats are available in PDF, Word, RTF, and EPUB formats.
  4. You may need to provide the Student Accessibility Services office with a copy of the textbook for scanning and formatting.
    1. It can take up to three (3) weeks for textbooks to be converted.
  5. The Student Accessibility Services office may be able to access your books on Bookshare.

Free text to speech software is available through Natural Reader.