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UC Berkeley is committed to assuring that all University-sponsored programs and services are equally accessible to people with disabilities. Campus Access Services is responsible for facilitating accommodations and services for non-course activities on the UC Berkeley campus. This includes CART/ASL requests, access information resources, and mobility accommodations for people with qualifying disability needs. 

Disability Access & Compliance (DAC) manages requests for Effective communications accommodations, including Real-Time Captioning, Sign Language Interpreting, and alternative formatting for print materials. This page features a request form and guide on how to request CART/ASL requests for deaf/hard of hearing community members.

This page also features a guide on how to report an access barrier. Barriers reported here can include physical and electronic access barriers wherever they are encountered across campus.

DAC, in conjunction with the Disabled Students’ Program, also offers non-academic mobility accommodations including Loop golf cart requests, card key access, accessible furniture, and parking permit accommodations for students with disabilities.


Accommodations and Services

Communications Accommodations

The office of Disability Access and compliance (DAC) provides support for university departments, organizations, programs, units and members of the public requesting American sign Language (ASL) Interpreting and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) Captioning services at campus-sponsored events.  Please visit our Planning for Accessible Events  to learn more about how to plan accessible events, required language for all advertising, what an access coordinator is, and read about ou

DAC Lending Library

DAC maintains a library of products and software available to departments across campus to support accommodations delivery for staff and faculty. Please fill out the form below to request one of the items available in our catalog. You can learn more about the products and software we have available in the tiles to the right. If you have any questions about this program please send an email to access@berkeley.edu.

Mobility Accommodation

 If you plan on attending an event and need mobility accommodations please try to make your service request at least 72 hours prior to the campus event you wish to attend. If you make your request with less notice, we will do our best, but the earlier you submit your request, the more likely it is to be fulfilled.  Requests or inquiries about accommodation information can be made through the following form, or by calling (510) 643-6456.

Report a Barrier

Access Barriers may include:

  • Inoperable elevators
  • Inoperable door openers
  • Obstacles obstructing pathways, etc.

You may also report a barrier by contacting Ben Perez, Physical Access Compliance Manager or via email at access@berkeley.edu.

The Loop Golf Cart

What is The Loop?

The Loop is a golf cart that provides intra-campus rides for eligible faculty, staff, and students with disabilities on a first-come, first-served basis. This service was created to assist persons with mobility disabilities (including temporary disability as a result of injury) and visual impairments. The Loop only operates on the core campus.