Montana State University seeks to provide equal access for qualified students to all University programs and services. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and to ensure a student’s full participation in and enjoyment of University programs and services, the University provides qualified students with disabilities reasonable academic and non-academic accommodations. We work with students through an individualized yet collaborate approach designed to determine possible barriers and generate effective accommodations for students with disabilities.

Please note: this list of some of the accomodations we provide is not exhaustive. 


  • Extra time on testing
  • Reduced distraction environment
  • Private testing room
  • Breaks during exams
  • As well as other personalized accommodations

More information on testing accommodations and the testing center


  • Hiring an anonymous peer Notetaker
  • Recorded Lecture
  • Recorded Lecture with the use of Glean

More information on requesting notes for the semester, apply to be a notetaker, and learn more about Glean

Special Housing and Dietary

  • Single room
  • On-campus housing exemptions
  • Meal plan exemptions
  • ADA accessible floors

More information on special housing and dietary requests

Assistive Animals

Get more information on assistive animals on campus


Get more information or request interpreting

Accessible Textbooks

  • Accessible Text
  • Audiobooks
  • Online PDF version of textbooks

More information on alternative forms of textbooks or textbook resources

How to Appeal an Accommodation Decision

Students may appeal decisions concerning the accommodation process or the denial of requested accommodations by filing a request for informal resolution or formal appeal.

Get more information on the appeal and grievance process

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Rights & Responsibilities

The university is mandated to follow policies prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a disability.

Read the OCR / Department of Education's statement on our obligations to uphold accessibility on campus