Carnegie Mellon University

Students who may require some short-term academic accommodations related to COVID-19 should contact Disability Resources at If you have received a positive test result, please attach documentation when you contact our office.

If you are a teaching assistant, research assistant, or have other paid responsibilities and have concerns about fulfilling these responsibilities in-person due to a medical condition and COVID-19, please work with your medical professional to complete the appropriate form based on your medical condition.

Office of Disability Resources 

The Office of Disability Resources strives to provide responsive, reasonable accommodations to help our students accomplish their best work.

Director Catherine Getchell and the Disability Resources staff are passionate about providing vibrant and accessible resources on disability issues for all members of the CMU communityOur mission includes providing physical, digital and programmatic campus access to all events and information within the Carnegie Mellon community for students and visitors to our campus.

We work to ensure that qualified individuals receive reasonable accommodations as guaranteed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 


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