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3. Applying for accommodations can be a cumbersome process, and students who don’t receive support early face an increased risk of not graduating.

Most two-year and four-year colleges enroll students with disabilities and provide accommodations such as extended time on tests, classroom note-takers and tutoring to help develop learning strategies or study skills.12 However, even undergraduates who disclose their disabilities often have trouble accessing the kinds of services and supports they received in high school. This table describes common obstacles to applying for or receiving accommodations in college.