Accessing Support

The University offers a range of services to students with disabilities and/or specific learning difficulties. 


Exam Arrangements

Arranging adjustments such as extra time in your exams.

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Library Support 
Negotiating additional support from library staff


Outlining the process of applying for accommodation


Disabled Students' Allowance

Guidance on applying for Disabled Students' Allowance

Dyslecia Assessment

Dyslexia Assessments

Arranging a dyslexia screening test and updated educational psychologist report 

Loan of Equipment

Loan of Equipment

Borrowing equipment from the AccessAbility Centre

Departmental Support

Departmental Support

Arranging support in your academic department


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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.