Academic Accommodations List

Accommodations are available to students with exceptionalities who are registered with the Accessibility Resource Center at Northern.  Below is a list of commonly used accommodations. Since the Accessibility Resource Center creates an individualized accommodation plan for each student, this list is not exhaustive.

  • Extended time for in-class examinations and assignments
  • Substitute courses
  • Classroom instruction uses Universal Design for Learning
  • Large Font Materials in print and/or electronic access.
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Note-takers
  • Tutor
  • Digital voice recorders
  • Adaptive software
  • Audiobooks
  • Headphone/Microphones.
  • Alternative textbook formats
  • Readers
  • Color-lay overs
  • Colored paper (Syllabus, handouts etc.)
  • Electronic Spellers
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Other equipment specific to each student exceptionality

For more information, please contact:
Verna A. Trujillo, M.Ed.
Accessibility Resource Center
Northern New Mexico College
(505) 747-2152, or

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