Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The campus accommodates students with disabilities and welcomes their attendance at UCSC. The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides services such as disability-related advising, authorization for testing accommodations, conversion of print materials into alternative formats (audio, electronic, Braille), adaptive equipment loans, notetakers, sign language interpreters, real-time captioning services and referrals to appropriate campus or community resources.

The Disability Resource Center is located on the third floor of the Bay Tree Building and can be reached by phone at (831) 459-2089, or via email at drc@ucsc.edu. More information is available on the Disability Resource Center website.

Campus access for people with mobility impairments. Visit the campus Americans with Disabilities Act website for more information about accessibility maps, vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts that can transport students throughout campus, and permits for accessible or medical parking spaces that are adjacent to all campus buildings. Most buildings on campus have wheelchair-accessible ramps, modified rest rooms, and other facilities. If necessary, classes are rescheduled to meet accessibility needs.

Questions and concerns can be directed as follows:

  • Education/program accessibility should be addressed to the director of the Disability Resource Center, at (831) 459-2089 (voice).
  • Facility or transportation access should be directed to Facilities Access Coordinator (831) 459-3759 (voice).
  • Computing access to the campus should be directed to IT Accessibility Coordinator (831) 459-2410.
  • Accommodating job applicants or current employees with disabilities should be directed to (Disability Management Coordinator, Benefits Office (831) 459-4602 or Assistant Director for EEO, Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (831) 459-3676.