• CAS Coordinators are available remotely or face to face.
  • Students should schedule appointments through ACCESS CAS
  • NEW process for Note Taking Support Accommodation. See Accommodations tab.
  • Student Test Proctoring submissions must be made 5 days in advance through ACCESS CAS. See Accommodations tab.

Access. Empowerment. Inclusion.

Welcome. The Center for Accessibility Services (CAS) is committed to the ongoing goal of access and inclusion so that all individuals on campus can fully participate in the university experience.  CAS serves and supports students, family members and visitors seeking reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Attention RETURNING Students!

Do you have questions about ACCESS CAS, such as:

  1. How do I log into ACCESS CAS?
  2. How do I request accommodations each semester?
  3. What happens after I request accommodations?
  4. How do I sign my access plan?
  5. What if the student and instructor do not agree to the access plan and listed accommodations?
  6. What if I don't feel comfortable meeting with my instructor to discuss accommodations?
  7. Where can I find videos and more information on ACCESS CAS?

All of your answers to the above questions are listed on our Instructions for CAS Student Handout!

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Attention NEW Students!

Do you have questions about ACCESS CAS, such as:

  1. How do I register with CAS?
  2. What happens after I register?
  3. When are my accommodations in place?
  4. How do I sign my acces plan?
  5. What if the student and/or instructor does not agree to the accommodations?
  6. What if I do not feel comfortable meeting with my professor?
  7. Where is CAS located?

All of your answers to the above questions are listed on our CAS New Student Handout!


General ACCESS CAS information and how-to's for faculty, staff and students.

How to utilize captions within ZOOM.

1. Go to the Zoom website, and sign in. (We use a SSO for our school's zoom account.)

2. In the left navigation menu, click settings.

3.Under the Meeting section, choose "In Meeting (Advanced)" and scroll to Closed Captioning. 

4. Turn ON (to blue) the button for Closed Captioning

5. Check the box next to "enable live transcription service to show transcript on side panel in-meeting".

6. Turn on the button (blue) for SAVE captions.

Celebrate your #RadfordTraditions

Radford University is hosting celebrations for five important campus traditions!  First-Year Field Day, Halfway There, Junior Twilight, Senior Signing and RUC Spring Fling each mark milestones, recognize accomplishments and ignite Highlander pride in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students on main campus.

Between April 5 and April 9, 2021 be sure to get involved in your #RadfordTraditions!

First Year Field Day is an event for freshman to celebrate the successful completion of their first year at Radford University! All first-year students are welcome to attend this free event. Attendees with enjoy games, take-away snacks, music, competition, and free swag!  You won't want to miss it.

While this is an outdoor event, masks and distancing are required.

The first-ever First Year Field Day will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 3pm - 7pm on the Heth Lawn.

Share your photos on social media using #RadfordTraditions.

The Halfway There Celebration is a university tradition that celebrates sophomore students as they approach the halfway mark to commencement.  This one-day campus event bring today sophomores at the fountain in the center of campus. Each sophomore student is issued a challenge coin that holds the wisdom, well-wishes, and promises of the sophomores who came before them. Current sophomores would then speak their own wisdom into that coin and toss it in the Heth Fountain!

Every sophomore who participates will also be in the drawing for a $4,000 Presidential Scholarship! 

Halfway There will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 3pm to 7pm at the Heth Fountain.

Share your coin toss on social media using #RadfordTraditions!

The Junior Twilight Celebration honors juniors as they prepare to embark on their senior year. This annual campus tradition brings the community together and includes games, prizes, music, and celebration.  Students are asked to share their hopes and commitments for their senior year at Radford University.  Every junior student is issued a custom Radford University keychain that is registered to them and can't be found in any other location! 

The Junior Twilight will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 3pm to 7pm. Stop by a table at one of the following locations to participate: Heth Fountain, Bonnie Plaza, Waldron Entrance, Moffett Lawn, or the Heth Clocks.

Share a photo with your keychain on social media using #RadfordTraditions!

The Senior Signing Day Celebration highlights the accomplishments and future endeavors of senior Highlanders. Students will “sign off” on their next journey, whether that's graduate school, the start of a successful career, joining the military or following their dreams. This one-day event is traditionally held at the Highlander bench in front of Russell Hall as a piece of the Russell Hall Block Party. Seniors have the photo taken, share their next steps, and continue to celebrate with colleagues at the Russell Hall Block Party. A very special senior gift is given to every participant.

Senior Signing Day will be Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 3pm to 7pm at the Highlander bench. 

Share your photo on social media using #RadfordTraditions!

The RUC Spring Fling highlights the incredible dedication and hard work of all RUC students. This event will be held on the Reid Lawn just down the hill from the campus building. RUC Highlanders will have an opportunity to engage, leave a legacy, celebrate, and get free take-away snacks and a very special gift to commemorate 2021!

RUC Spring Fling will be Friday, April 9, 2021 from 11am - 1pm on the Reid Lawn. 

Share your photo on social media using #RadfordTraditions!