Accessibility Services

NorQuest College offers a wide range of services to support students with an experience of disability including assistive technology, academic coaching, accommodated exams, sign language interpreters. NorQuest College supports students diagnosed with learning disabilities. Our team works to help students become more independent and effective learners.

If you have a disability, or believe you have a disability, email disability intake at or call 780.644.6130 to book an appointment with a member of the disability intake team.

After meeting with a member of the disability intake team, students may receive support for the following services:

Academic advisors

Academic advisors assist students in submitting their disability documentation to NorQuest and support students who are applying for Schedule 4 funding. If you have any questions about your accommodations or would like to discuss your accommodation plan, contact

Sign language interpreters

Sign language interpreters are available for students who are deaf to facilitate communication during appointments, strategy sessions, and in the classroom. Arrangements are also made to provide students who are hard of hearing with appropriate accommodations.

Exam Accommodation

All NorQuest students get 50% more time for exams. This extra time supports students with disabilities and different learning needs.

Students who need other exam accommodations can write with Accommodated Exam Services. Other exam accommodations include assistive technology, distraction reduction, and more. Students can write exams in person at a campus Test Centre, or online. This depends on course type and student need.

Academic coaching

Students can learn ways to study for their exams, plan their time, understand what they read, and much more. Students who want to improve their skills for learning can book an appointment with a coach or choose to drop in. Visit for more information.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology specialists help students incorporate assistive technology strategies into their learning that maximizes a students strengths. They provide ongoing support through individual appointments and daily drop in hours to students who use a variety of assistive technology tools including voice recorders, text-to-speech software, and speech-to-text software.

Referral for disability services

If you work with a student that you believe may benefit from the support of disability services, email

Contact Information

Student Services Registration Counter
Civic Employees Legacy Tower, Edmonton campus

Ask to book an appointment to meet with the disability intake team.