To request textbooks in alternate format from Disability Services:
Students who have been offered the accommodation “Note-taking; need for notes in each class to be determined each term” due to a disability should:
To access your notes: Once note-takers are in place you can log-on to myaccess.rit.edu using your RIT username and password. Classes in which a note-taker have been provided should be listed under the "Class Notes" tab.
If you encounter a problem with your notes: Inform the Disability Services Office ASAP using this form: Note-taking Feedback.
Please keep in mind that the DSO hires peer note-takers only. Note-takers are not responsible for handouts or other class materials. Notes should be considered supplements and are not a substitute for class attendance. There may be occasions when a note taker must be absent due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances.
Learn to be a better note-taker: Effective note-taking is a skill that can be developed and strengthened over time. Whether you’re in high school, college, or grad school you can learn to how to be a more effective note-taker. Try some of these suggestions: