Welcome to Accessibility Services

Mission Statement
The Accessibility Services Department serves Utah Valley University students and the community by providing access to the campus and curriculum for Individuals with disabilities to facilitate, support and Encourage academic success and retention and ensure their Educational rights.

The Accessibility Services Department is committed to helping students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations during their college experience at UVU. We provide a variety of services, software and equipment for students with a wide range of disabilities. Come in and see how we can help you achieve your best!

  • Assistive Technology Lab
  • Exam Accommodations
  • Classroom Assistance
  • Adaptive Technology


Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, prohibit Utah Valley University from engaging in discrimination on the basis of disability in any program or activity. Discrimination is also prohibited in all aspects of employment against persons with disabilities who, with reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of a job.

Students who believe s/he has been denied program access or otherwise discriminated against because of a disability is encouraged to initiate a grievance by contacting the Accessibility Services Director, Pola Morrison at 801-863-8747. Employees can contact the ADA Coordinator, Irene Whittier at 801-863-8389.

Upon request, this information is available in alternative formats, such as mp3, Braille, or large print. To request this format, email asd@uvu.edu


Phone: 801.863.8747
Fax: 801.863.8377
TTY or VIP: 801.221.0908

Utah Valley University
Accessibility Services
800 West, University Parkway, MS 190
Orem, UT 84058-5999




For Counselor Appointments:
Losee Center : LC 312. Hours M-F 8a-5p.

For Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services Interpreting – Available by Phone or Text Contact: Nicole Hemmingnsen Nicole.hemmingsen@uvu.edu (385) 208-2677

For Speech-to-text/Captioning Contact: Jason McKenna MCKENNAJA@uvu.edu (385) 208-2990

For Assistive Technology/Alt Text Request Contact: Jenna Atkinson Jenna.atkinson@uvu.edu (801) 863-8868