Disability Services

The Auraria Library is committed to providing all students, faculty, and staff with disabilities equitable access to Library facilities, information resources, services and programs, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and in support of the academic missions of the three institutions on the Auraria Campus.

The Library works closely with the three disability offices on campus on services for students with disabilities. If you have a situation or request not covered by the listed services, please contact us to review other available options.

Available Services

  • Research help is available in person at Ask Us or by phone, email or chat
  • Retrieval of library materials
  • Copying and scanning assistance
  • Authorizing another individual to pick up materials

Universal Access Computer Workstations

Auraria Library has 2 Universal Access Computer Workstations with assistive hardware and software, including:

  • JAWS | (Job Access With Speech) Screen Reader Software
  • DRAGON I Speech Recognition Software
  • Read&Write Gold | Reading & Writing Support Software by textHELP

Adaptive Technology

  • Video Phone Relay System | communication over video telephones via a sign language interpreter.
  • Intel Reader | reads printed material aloud
  • UbiDuo System | face-to-face communication assistance 

Service Animals

The Auraria Library allows service animals as defined by the ADAAA. Effective March 15, 2011, a service animal is defined as a dog or miniature horse that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. For services not listed or additional assistance, please contact us by email, phone (303-556-2639), or in person.

Campus Accessibility Contacts