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Communication Access Services

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The Communication Access Services (CAS) unit, formerly Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS), provides accommodations to eligible students that include: 

  • Sign language interpreters 
  • Real-time transcription 
  • Post-production captioning 
  • Assistive listening device loans

Service Providers

We can schedule ASL interpreters and real-time text transcribers.

Request Service Providers

Post-Production Captioning

We offer accessible media services (e.g., post-production captioning, transcription) to students and departments.

Request Post-Production Captioning

Assistive Listening Devices

You can borrow a device during your time at UMD if you have an ALD accommodation.

Request Assistive Listening Devices

Residence Hall Accommodations

You can apply for housing accommodations (e.g., visual fire alarm) through the ADS office.

Request Housing Accommodations

CAS Forms

You can request services like sign language interpreting or captioning conveniently through our forms.

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