Accommodations can be requested for graduate level and professional school entrance exams and licensure board exams. Please review the information at the links below, which will provide information about the process for requesting accommodations, the documentation guidelines, and the forms used to make the accommodation request. Be aware that the request process and documentation requirements vary for each exam and were established by the testing agency administering the exam, not the Disability Resource Center. Plan to begin the process at least 3 months in advance of when you would like/need to take the exam. A testing agency’s review process could take at least 6 to 8 weeks.
In support of your request, The DRC can provide an accommodation history letter verifying the period of time you have been registered with our office and the accommodations you have received while a student at UF. In the case of the GRE, the DRC can complete the ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ (COE) provided in the GRE ‘Bulletin Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities’, unless your document does not meet GRE currency guidelines or it has been more than three (3) years since you have accessed accommodations. In these instances, the DRC will provide an accommodation history letter.
To request an accommodation history letter, please submit your request below. Your letter will be available within three business days.
If you need the ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ completed by the DRC, please call 352.392.8565 to schedule an appointment with your learning specialist.
If you need to obtain a copy of the documentation in your DRC file, please complete and submit a Release of Information form here. Your documentation will be available within three business days. Each exam has their own documentation guidelines regarding the age requirement of your documentation. Generally, documentation for ADD or a learning disorder will need to be no more than 5 years old. Documentation for medical/health-related impairments or psychiatric impairments will need to be no more than 6 months-1 year old. If the testing agency does not publish documentation guidelines, you may want to contact the testing agency’s disability services office in order to ask for clarification. If your documentation is out-of-date, you will be responsible for securing new and/or updated documentation.
If you have specific questions about the accommodation process, you may schedule an appointment with your learning specialist. Please bring copies of the required forms to your appointment.
- What do I do if I need an accommodation history letter from the DRC?
Please complete an Accommodation History Letter Request form which can be either downloaded from our website or secured from our front office. Once you have returned the form, your letter will be available within 5 -7 business days.
- What do I do if I need a ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ completed by the DRC?
If you need the ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ completed by the DRC, you can either make an appointment with the DRC Director or drop off the ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ for completion by the DRC Director. If you would like to drop off the COE for completion by the DRC Director, please provide the entire application (‘Bulletin Supplement’) for review. The COE will be completed within 5 – 7 business days.
“Testing Accommodations” (pgs. 17-19) in the Program Guide
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
- Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)
- Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE)
- Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
- National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
- Nursing Licensure Exam (Florida Board of Nursing)
“Special Testing Accommodations”