Center for Students with Disabilities

Due to the public health risk of COVID-19, and for the safety of our students, faculty, staff and community, we will remain operating remotely during regular operating hours of 8:00 to 4:30, Monday through Friday. During this time staff will be available via email, their normal office phone line, and video conference meetings via WebEx.
Limited in-person meetings will be scheduled.  No in-person drop-in meetings will be accepted!

Warhawks Are Back!


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Personal care assistant for a UW-Whitewater full time student and his service dog living in the dormitories on campus.  My name is Justin Gorton.  I am a wheelchair dependent college student (4th year) working on my dream of obtaining a college degree.  I am seeking several part-time care assistants for transfers, toileting, bathing and dressing.  Shifts are 5 hours from 8 am until 1 pm or 4:30 pm until 9:30 pm seven days per week.  Flexibility for days and number of hours.  Please contact me at

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Student with muscular dystrophy attending UW-Whitewater in the Fall is seeking assistance with dressing, toileting, and grooming in the morning, afternoon, and evening. This would be 1-2 hours at a time (4 hours per day broken up), totaling 4.5-6 hours per day. Pay would be $15-17 an hour and the position is pretty flexible. Fall 2021-Spring 2022 School year. Monday-Friday AM.  This opportunity is great for nursing, special education teachers, or any one that wants to hang out with a pretty cool person!  If interested, please contact Caden Sanchez at

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UWW student seeking personal care assistance with dressing, bathing, and laundry for the fall semester, up to 14 hours per week.  Please contact Austin Oaks at 608-422-1877 for more information or to apply.


WATCH OUT FOR NOTETAKING SCAM! CSD does not use any outside agencies to hire notetakers!  If you receive an email claiming to offer payment for notetaking services, please send it to

ALTERNATIVE TESTING:  Please submit all Testing Requests at least five (5) business days before the test is scheduled in the class.  You must complete Alternative Testing Contracts before you are able to submit the Requests.   For classes with all online exams, CSD will proctor the exam IF: a scribe or reader is needed and you don't have an Out of Class aide; assistive technology is needed that you do not have on your personal computer; the exam must be proctored and the instructor is unable to proctor for your full extended time.  Please see your DSC with questions.

ALTERNATE FORMATS:  Please remember to turn in your Alternative Media Requests as soon as possible. It can take 4-6 weeks from the time your request is submitted to get the converted text to you!

FRAGRANCE FREE ZONE: Perfumes, cologne, scented body spray, lotions, aftershaves, hair-care products and other scented products affect the health of many people. Scented products can trigger mild to severe reactions such as respiratory distress, migraines, and nausea.  Please do not wear scented products in this office.


Summer Transition Program: 07/06 - 07/29

Summer Session 3: 07/06 - 07/24

Summer Session 4: 07/26 - 08/14

Fall Semester Begins: 09/02

Labor Day (OFFICE CLOSED): 09/06

Fall Break: 11/24 - 11/28

FINAL EXAM REQUESTS DUE: 12/01/2021, 4:30 pm

Last Day of Classes: 12/11/2021

Final Exams: 12/13 - 12/17