The Disability Resource Center Testing Center provides accommodations and testing services for students with disabilities when instructors are unable to provide accommodations within their own departments. We also provide resources for instructors on how to administer accommodations for their students within the department.


Contact Information:

Phone: 612-624-1666

Email: drctest@umn.edu

Fax: 612-626-9654


Hours of Operation:

Fall and Spring Semester

Document Conversion

Books and Print Documents

Converting books and print documents to alternate formats takes time — about 25-40 hours to convert the average textbook. The typical process is as follows:


Interpreting and Captioning Unit

Welcome to the Interpreting/Captioning Unit (ICU) of the Disability Resource Center.  We provide communication access to DeafBlind, Deaf, and hard of hearing individuals in the University community.  We are a full-time staff of professionals who are committed to providing high quality sign language interpreting, real-time captioning, and media captioning services to students, staff, faculty, and guests of the University.

About Us

Welcome to the Disability Resource Center web site at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

We are here to ensure that students, faculty and staff have access to all the University has to offer and equal opportunities to participate in the many interesting activities on campus. Our goal is to ensure that you have access to all the learning opportunities you choose, whether in class or at work, or participating in the wide range of social and cultural experiences the University offers.


Welcome to UReturn!

Student Access

The Disability Resource Center facilitates access and accommodations for students who experience barriers in University environments. Barriers can include those related to mental health, chronic health, medical conditions and a variety of other disabilities.  Our business hours are Monday-Friday, from 8:00 am-4:30 pm, with drop-in hours each day.

For students who want to get started working with our office:

Education & Training

The Disability Resource Center offers a variety of resources including: Education/training, consultation, technical assistance, and career information.  

To request a training, outreach, or technical assistance/consultation, please complete and submit our Request for DRC Outreach and Training Form. Someone from our office will contact you about your request within approximately 10 days.

Accommodations and Services

The Disability Resource Center promotes access and equity for all students, faculty, staff and guests of the University of Minnesota. Accommodation units assist in implementing accommodations approved by access consultants in Student Access and UReturn access consultants. They also collaborate and consult with colleges, departments and units to create accessible learning and working environments. The University is committed to advancing access for everyone.


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