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Disability Resources

Advocating for an accessible learning environment for all students at Red Deer College.


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Access+ is an online portal for students registered with Disability Resources to manage their academic accommodations, testing, and other resources. 

Navigate to Access+ here or paste this URL: 
into a web browser. We recommend that you save this page as a bookmark.

Use Access+ to:

  • Book appointments with a Disability Resources Coordinator
  • View your eligible academic accommodations
  • Activate your accommodations by releasing your Accommodation Letter directly to your instructors
  • See when your instructors view and approve the Accommodation Letters
  • Book quizzes, tests, mid-terms, and final exams with Testing Services
  • Request your eligible Alternate Format Text 

Follow the steps below to request your academic accommodations for each term.

If you have any questions or need help with you Access+ account, please contact Disability Resources at 403.357.3629 or email

If you are not registered with Disability Resources, please review the registration information and book an appointment with a Disability Resources Coordinator.

Accommodations in Access+

Step 1: Log into your Access+ account

Use your RDC username and password to log into your personal, secure account. This is the same password that you use to log into your Loop account.

Student Instructions for Logging into Access+ 

Thumbnail Step 2: Complete your new student online registration form

Complete this form prior to your first appointment with a Disability Resources Coordinator to provide some information about the resources and accommodations you have used before.

Thumbnail  Step 3: Activate your accommodations

Send your Accommodation Letter directly to your instructor by selecting and activating your eligible accommodations for the classes you are registered in each term. Connect with your instructor(s) to ensure they have received and confirmed receipt of your Accommodation Letter.

Student Instructions for Viewing and Activating Accommodations  

Thumbnail Step 4: Schedule your accommodated tests or exams

If you are eligible for test or exam accommodations, book upcoming tests through your Access+ account.

Coming soon - Student instructions for viewing and activating accommodations

Image preview Step 5: Request your Alternate Format Text

If you are eligible for alternate format text, request and receive your alternate media through your Access+ account

Coming soon - Student instructions for Alternate Format Text  

Thumbnail Step 6: Schedule an appointment

Schedule an appointment to meet with a Disability Resource Coordinator to discuss your accommodations, make changes or update your information in Access+.
Schedule an appointment to meet with an Accessibility Consultant for assistive technology training and resources, including alternate format text.    

Student Instructions for Scheduling an Appointment 

Scheduling Your Tests or Exams in Access+

Use Access+ to book your accommodated tests and exams. Contact Testing Services for training and further information:

In Person: Room 930 (in the NOVA Chemicals Learning Common)
Phone: 403.342.3292 

Access+ Confidentiality Agreement

Website Privacy & Security Policy

We are committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. We have the utmost respect for your privacy and will not share your personal information with anyone without your explicit permission. All services provided on this Website are alternatively available in person.

Information we collect about you

We will only collect and process your personal data for the purposes of providing the services delivered by this Website. In addition, some information is automatically collected and stored in the server logs, such as your Ip address. Providing personal data is voluntary. There will be a minimum data that we need to collect from you for the services that you sign up to. We will let you know what data we require if you wish to use our services, by indicating in the relevant fields of the webforms.


The Website is regularly monitored in order to supply you with the best service and to meet your expectations. For this purpose, we consult the statistics relating to use of our Website and develop the Website on the basis of this data. Your information may also be used in our reports. User statistics are anonymous.


The Website uses a secure server to protect your information data. Secure server software is used to encrypt the information exchanged between your Web browser and our Website. This measure ensures the security of all your transactions when you use the Sites. We follow strict security procedures when filing and using the information you supply, and may request proof of your identity before supplying you with information. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the secrecy of your personal data and passwords.

You are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login and your password and abstaining from communicating it to any other person and you are solely liable for activities that occur under your login and password. We disclaim all liabilities for the inaccuracy of your personal data and in case of theft, loss, misuse, communication, fraudulent use of your login and password arising from your failure to comply with the above.


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