Alternative Format Request Form

To request a textbook in alternative format, students approved for the Course Materials in Alternative Formats accomodation should complete and submit the form below (one book request per form submission).

The expected lead time for production of requested course materials in alternative format is a minimum of 15 business days from the date of request. Please review the Alternative Format Request Policy and Procedure before completing this form.

To complete this form, it will be helpful to have the following information ready:

  • semester course schedule (course ID and section number)
  • proof of purchase or rental agreement for title you are requesting
    • If you do not have a proof of purchase or rental, please provide more information about your access to/ownership of that textbook in the "Share more details" message box.
  • course syllabus (and assignment schedule if not included in syllabus)
    • If a syllabus or course assignment schedule is not included with your request, we may contact you and/or your instructor to request this information. Your identity will not be disclosed in the process. 

If you need to request alternative formats for course materials other than textbooks, would like assistance completing this form, or have any questions about this process, please contact the Communication and Digital Access Team at

If you have not purchased your books yet

Check to see whether it is available for purchase, rent, or loan in a format that already meets your needs! Our How to Find Accessible Digital Textbooks page offers guidance on finding textbooks in formats that work best for you.

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Terms of Use

Use of this accommodation provides the student with an alternative format of copyright material. This material is for the sole use of the recipient for the academic accommodation of the specified course. Any misuse, alteration of, or distribution of this copyright material to anyone other than the original recipient may be a violation of copyright law. The original recipient of the accommodation will be in violation of the Student Code of Conduct, and may be subject to punishment.

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Office of Institutional Accessibility