Harper College

Access and Disability Services

Welcome to Access and Disability Services! Since 1973, ADS has been committed to providing accessible programs, services, and support to the Harper community. We are a resource for Harper College students, faculty, and staff. Utilizing the social justice model of disability, we provide services on an individualized basis through an interactive and inclusive process. 

Apply for ADS Services

To get started, apply now for ADS services. Apply Now

Request Accommodations

Need to help requesting your accommodations for the semester? Get a Guide

Interpreters / Captioning

For students and community members who need accommodations for attendance at open events, providing sign language interpreters, captioning, use of assistive listening systems or other forms of access. Request Captioning or Interpreting Services

Alternative Format Textbooks

If you have been approved for Alternative Format Textbooks, remember to submit your requests at the beginning of the semester. Make a Request

Note Taking

Don't forget to confirm your need for a note-taker if you are approved for the accommodation through your Access Advocate. Learn more

Testing Accommodations

Don't forget, exam requests must be made seven (7) business days prior to your quiz or test. Learn the Steps for Submitting Your Exam Request


50 Years-Celebrating a Spectrum of Abilities

Additional Resources

Last Updated: 5/21/24