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Special Needs and Different Abilities

We work in coordination with the Office of Disability Services to provide accommodations to any resident with differing abilities or special needs. 

Requesting Services

In order to ensure that all requests are properly handled in accordance with UNC Charlotte's policies and procedures, as well as State and Federal laws, we kindly ask that students contact the Office of Disability Services to submit their requests.

The Office of Disability Services can be reached as follows:

Phone: 704?687?0040 (TTY/V)  |  Fax: 704?687?1395  |  Email:
On Campus: Fretwell 230 Hall  |  Mailing Address: 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Accessibility Resources Highlights

  • Automatic Door Openers 
    • All our residence halls have at least one main exterior door equipped with an automatic door opening device. Additionally any interior hallway doors leading into the residential areas include automatic door openers. Residents who need to automatically operate these doors are given a remote that signals the door to open as needed.
  • ADA/Accessible units are available in all our residence halls. 
    • These spaces and features vary by building, but can include automatic unit and/or bedroom doors, roll-in/transfer showers, wider doorways, strobes (doorbells and fire alarm), lower closet shelves and larger bedrooms.  
  • Elevator Access
    • All of the residence halls on campus have elevators available which allows wheelchair users to navigate easily throughout our buildings.

Learn more about Campus Accessibility here.

Resident Spotlights

ADA/Accessible Units
Meet Reece, a current UNC Charlotte student who chose to live on campus because of the accessibility resources available in our residence halls. 


Service Animals
Meet Kate and Zoe and their guide dogs, Bernard and Mck. All four live on campus in Belk Hall. 

Photo of Kate and Zoe with their guide dogs Bernard and Mack in front of Belk Hall