and upload documentation of your disability with your application.  Refer to our documentation guidelines.
  • Documentation may also be dropped off in the main office, Mitchell 112; faxed to 414-229-2237; emailed to; or mailed to Accessibility Resource Center, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201. Refer to our documentation guidelines.
  • After you have submitted your UWM ARC , your ARC Counselor will send you a meeting request via your UWM e-mail account.  Please respond to this e-mail to schedule an appointment.  If you are unable to complete the online application, please contact the ARC Main Office at (414) 229-6287 or via email to be connected with the appropriate Counselor.
  • After your initial meeting with your ARC counselor

    • Share your Accommodation Plan with your instructors during their office hours.
    • Discuss with the instructor the specific accommodations you will need for their course.
    • Make arrangements with the instructor if testing or exam accommodations are needed; note that arrangements must be made IN ADVANCE.
    • If your professor prefers that you take your exams in the ARC, please follow directions via ARConnect Resources to schedule your exams in the ARC.
    • Advise your counselor of any changes in your condition or if you are having difficulties.
    • Renew your Accommodation Plan every year.

    ARC works with students with the following disabilities:

    • Attention Deficit Disorder
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Blind and Visually Impaired
    • Chronic Health Conditions
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Medical Disabilities
    • Mobility Disabilities
    • Psychological Disabilities (anxiety disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, etc)
    • Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Documentation submitted to ARC is considered confidential and maintained separately from the student’s educational record.

    July 2019