Communication Access Team
The Communication Access Team, comprising American Sign Language/English interpreters and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) writers, facilitates communication access for d/Deaf and hard of hearing students. We ensure full and equal participation in academic and campus life by tailoring services to individual needs. CAT collaborates with faculty, allowing combined service selection and adjustments as required.
ASL/English Interpreting (PSE, SEE, and other ASL variations)
Realtime Services (verbatim captioning for in-person/virtual events)
Transcript Only Services (verbatim/meaning-for-meaning transcripts)
Closed Captioning for course videos and media
Interpreter/CART/Captioning Request Form
- Faculty/Staff Interpreter/CART/Captioning Request Form
- Students or other campus partners Interpreter/CART/Captioning Request Form
Semester Service(s) Request Form
Complete the Semester Service(s) Request Form prior to the start of each new semester to schedule CAT services for your regularly scheduled classes and activities.
Visit the CAT Resources page which may serve you in gathering more information about deafness, American Sign Language, interpreting, and CART writing. While the list is not exhaustive, it should aid you in identifying local and national organizations which may be of use to you.
If you have any questions, please contact our team at CATServices@uc.edu.
Please complete the Feedback Form to submit feedback about the Communication Access Team regarding services received through ASL/English interpreting and/or CART.