Facilities organized by the academic advisor
Next to educational and exam facilities, there are more facilities you can apply for via your academic advisor.
You are eligible to a personal locker (to store e.g. small support materials/ study books).
- Quiet zone
There is are quiet rooms exclusively reserved for students with disabilities. You may want to use it for a break during a busy lecture or study day.
- Storage room
You have access to a storage room for larger aids.
- Entrance pass
You are eligible to an entrance pass for entrances for disabled and elevators.
Additional support to students with dyslexia
VU Introduction Days
During VU Introduction Days, the introduction committee is the first point of contact for first-year students when they have questions about adjustments, facilities or support. For instance, during induction days the introduction committee can provide an additional mentor for your group.
- ASDs (Autism Spectrum Disorders)
Additional support for students with ASDs.
- Lecture rooms
Adjustable tables and chairs are available for students with disabilities in the main lecture rooms at VU Amsterdam campus. If you have a physical disability involving for instance, the use of a wheelchair or a special chair and are therefore unable to access a particular lecture room for lectures- you can put in a request for adjustments in lecture rooms at the Facilities Helpdesk (HG-0B01).
- [email protected]
If you feel you could do with some additional support you can be teamed up with a supporting fellow student look at [email protected] for more information.
- Parking badge
VU students with a disability have the possibility to apply for a parking badge to be able to park at the VU parking area.
- Loop facilities
- Toilet facilities for disabled
In case you feel you could benefit from a facility that is not listed here and is not exam or course programme related, please contact Team Disability. We are more than willing to look for possible additional facilities.