Getting started with Alternate Format Text

Tag: Alternate Format Text

Our office provides digital course materials which is in the form of Alternate Format Text (AFT). This is so that your course materials can be read aloud to you anytime you use Text To Speech. If you are not approved for AFT as an accommodation, and are considering it please see our page on Is AFT Right for you.

Arranging your AFT intake meeting

Within a few days of your approval by ODS, you should receive an email advising you to meet with a technology specialist. To do so, click on the Schedule your intake button below, which will guide you step by step through the process.

Preparing for your meeting

  1. Activate your Box Account.
    First-time users to Rutgers Box will need to click sign up to activate your account. Box is the primary way we will be distributing your course files to you.
  2. Review our Recommended Tools 
    We will review this with you during your intake.

Attending your Intake

Online Intakes

We are currently only conducting online intakes appointments.  Please follow these instructions: 

  1. Click on the staff member below you are meeting with:
    Ken Basco
    Patricia Bober
  2. Enter your full name and email, then click join

In-Person Intakes

Currently, we are not conducting in-person appointments. 

However, when it is safe to do so, most in-person intakes are conducted at your local ODS office or our headquarters in 1 Liberty Plaza.

Our address is:

1 Liberty Plaza
335 George Street, Suite 1200
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

If you are driving, we recommend parking at the Morris Street Parking Deck. Our office can validate your parking ticket when you arrive. There is also street parking available.

We are a short walk from the New Brunswick train station, and also accessible via the EE Rutgers Bus.

Resource Category
Alternate Format Text
New Brunswick
Off Campus Locations