Information for students with long term conditions

The AccessAbility Centre offers students with long term conditions:

  • assistance with pre-entry discussions and visits
  • initial informal assessment of your requirements
  • assistance with accessing the Disabled Students’ Allowance and with the ordering of equipment
  • one-to-one support sessions to discuss ongoing study issues
  • alternative examination arrangements
  • assistance with setting up personal assistants
  • forms for parking permits for campus
  • liaison, with your agreement, with academic staff and departments
  • liaison with specialist local organisations or services
  • liaison with the University’s Accommodation Office.

Every effort will be made to provide facilities and support appropriate to you.


The University’s libraries also offer various services.  For an information leaflet contact 0116 252 2043, email or visit the Library webpages for students with disabilities.


There is a range of catered or self-catering accommodation, with and without en-suite rooms. Further information is available from the Accommodation Service (tel 0116 252 2428 or fax 0116 252 5134).

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Contact Us

+44 (0)116 252 5002

or visit us on the ground floor of the Library

The AccessAbility Centre is open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, during both terms and vacations. Contact us if you would like to speak with someone outside of these hours.


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The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the David Wilson Library.