Available services

Our range of accessibility services and resources exist to facilitate student success and equitable access to AU’s online learning environment.

Accomplish your goal

Whether you are a current or future student at AU, our services are available to help you navigate your educational journey.

We advocate for you throughout your journey; from exam accommodations to the use of assistive technology. We invite you to explore our services.

Not sure which services you need? We are here for that too. Don't hesitate to contact our team directly to get you started.

Course management support

With our dedicated course management support, you participate in the accommodations and course load decisions that are right for you.

Define your course load

Learning support

We assist you to navigate AU processes and help you find services in your community such as an ASL interpreter, invigilator, tutor, or learning strategist.
Learning support services

Exam accommodation

Accommodated exams take your disability related needs into consideration. The time, method, and/or format of an exam may be adapted so you can write the exam.

Book an accommodated exam

Assistive technology

Assistive technology apps like Read&Write (R&W) are available to students who benefit from text to speech and writing tools. We compiled different resources for math, organizing ideas, ergonomics, and suggestions on how to use your mobile device to study.Explore assistive technology resources

Advocacy, accessibility, and referral

We advocate on your behalf, help you obtain professional services, address inaccessible content, and more.

Read more about advocacy and accessibility services

Alternate format course materials

We help you access required course material in an accessible format

Find out about alternate formats for course materials

Inclusive post-secondary education

AU's initiative supports Alberta students with disabilities in post-secondary education.

Explore our inclusive post-secondary education initiative

Ready to register for accessibility services at Athabasca University?

Learn more about the process of registering for accommodations, eligibility, and get your application started today.

Get an overview of our 3-step accessibility registration process:

Get in touch with us

Get answers to any specific questions regarding our learning support services by contacting our team members directly.

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Updated November 29, 2023 by Digital & Web Operations (web_services@athabascau.ca)