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Register with OAE

Students may register for academic accommodations with OAE anytime. However, please keep in mind in the absence of an unanticipated disability-related medical crisis, applications, and materials submitted during the last week of class and finals week will be processed and implemented for the following term.

To register with OAE, please complete the steps below. If you have questions or need assistance throughout the registration process, contact OAE at (408) 554-4109 or

1. Complete the online application

The application will require students to upload a digital copy (PDF or Word) of appropriate documentation of the disability from a qualified professional.

All submitted application materials including documentation will be reviewed within 7-14 business days from submission date.

2. Schedule an Appointment

Once the student has provided all the necessary documentation and completed the application, OAE will contact the student welcoming them to OAE and providing the steps to schedule an “Intake Appointment.”

3. Meet with an OAE Counselor

The Intake Appointment will take approximately 45 minutes and will cover an overview of OAE services, procedures, expected student responsibility, and a detailed conversation about prescribed accommodations.