Access Service

Welcome to Access Service!

Access Service works collaboratively with our university community to facilitate the academic accommodation process.

Access Service is responsible to assess, establish, and implement appropriate academic accommodations for students who have a disability with respect and reliability, while adhering to the University of Ottawa’s policies, procedures, and administrative regulations, as well as Human Rights legislation. 

Students who need academic accommodations are encouraged to contact Access Service as soon as possible.

Ways to contact Access Service:

By calling us phone at 613-562-5976 or emailing us at

By visiting our office on the third floor of the Desmarais Building, Room 3172

Centralized Sign Language Interpretation Service (CSLIS), SASS

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access to its services and events (Accessibility).

The Centralized Sign Language Interpretation Service facilitates sign language interpretation for University of Ottawa’s Services and Faculties and Academic Units at cost.

CSLIS is proud to provide the sign language interpretation services in both American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes Québécoise (LSQ).

For centralized sign language service requests please complete and email the CSLIS form to the attention of and include CSLIS in the subject head of your email. You will be contacted shortly thereafter.

Download the Request for Centralized Sign Language Interpretation Service form (PDF)

Hours of operation

September 1 to May 31

Monday9:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday9:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday9:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday9:00am - 4:30pm
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