Placement Test Accommodations

Requesting Placement Test Accommodations

Students who have been admitted to UWM and need accommodations for their placement tests may arrange them using the following procedure:

  1. Complete the Request for Accommodations form on the testing center website.
  2. Contact the appropriate counselor to submit the required documentation and request a review for placement test accommodations.  Please refer to our disability guidelines for additional information on documentation requirements.

Jason Anderson, Mobility Impairments and Deaf/Hard of Hearing anders96@uwm.edu or 414-937-5875

Jon Broskowski, Psychological and Systemic Disabilities       bros@uwm.edu or 414-229-6730

Aura Hirschman, ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Blind and Visual Impairments and Alternative Text Coordinator     hirschma@uwm.edu or 414-229-5660

Ann Kowalickzo, Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injuries                             kowalicz@uwm.edu or 414-229-6239

Barbara Simon, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ARC Director                           barbaras@uwm.edu or 414-229-5822

Documentation may be sent via:

Fax to 414-229-2237 (please include the name of the ARC Counselor)

Scan and email directly to ARC Counselor

Mail to: Accessibility Resource Center                                                             ATTN: (Counselor Name)
UWM   P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

  1. ARC will review your documentation and notify the placement testing office of any accommodations that you are eligible for.
  2. After receiving approval for your accommodations, schedule your placement tests with accommodations during the designated Accommodated Placement testing dates/times at testregistration.uwm.edu or by calling 414-229-2210.
  3. Follow up with the ARC Counselor within 7 days of submitting documentation if you have not yet received approval.

View the Placement Testing Center’s website for more information.

Please Note: The above procedure is for Placement Test accommodations only. In order to receive accommodations for coursework, students must meet with a disability counselor for an extensive interview and to develop an accommodation plan.

Reviewed: August 2017