Alternate Media transcription requires and ensures that instructional material information is created in accessible formats and usable by persons with disabilities. Students eligible for this service may request alternate media at the High Tech Center with the Alternate Media & Assistive Technology Specialist.

High Tech Center produces the following accessible formats:

  • Audio
  • Braille
  • Electronic text
  • Large Print
  • MP3
  • Tactile Graphics

Guidelines for Alternate Media Service

Student Responsibilities: We seek your cooperation in communication and advance notice to provide timely alternate media service. It is essential to adhere to this guide to ensure the timely receiving of alternate media materials.

Arrangements for Alternate Media (steps 1 — 8)

Students enrolled in Student Accessibility Services (SAS) may use priority registration to have their course schedule in advance to provide a copy of the registration statement and notify the Alternate Media/Assistive Technology Specialist of alternate media needs. Don't miss this important opportunity to inform us about your requests.
Contact the bookstore or course instructor as soon as you are enrolled in the course to find out what books and/or academic materials are required.

Check if the textbook or instructional material is available in an alternative format from Bookshare, and the National Library of Congress.

Provide verification of purchase to the Alternate Media/Assistive Technology Specialist. Your purchase of the text book allows us to request permission to produce alternate forms from publishers.
Submit books request to the Alternate Media & Assistive Technology Specialist. Provide a copy of your Registration Statement. A timely, accurate, and complete request ensures prompt academic materials conversion. The completion time of Alternate Media will depend on the publishers respond to access books.
This will help the Alternate Media Specialist access book information prioritize the order process for creating the alternate media.
You may be required to sign a copyright letter that satisfies the publisher's legal requirements.
Students will provide their hard copy books to be scanned. Visit the HTC for more information.

Be mindful of the following:
  • Keep your contact information up-to-date
  • Notify any changes in your reading requirements or course enrollment status
  • Inform any problems to the Alternate Media & Assistive Technology Specialist
  • A minimum of 2 to 8 weeks is required to process your request.

Contact the High Tech Center

Ana Bojorquez, Alternate Media/Assistive Technology Specialist  
(909) 384-8543  
Liberal Arts Building Room-105 (First Floor)  
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm  
  • Wheelchair Access: Use the entrance facing the North Hall Building.
  • Parking: Accessible parking is available in all parking lots. Parking lot # 1 is next to the Liberal Arts Building.
  • Restrooms: There are restrooms near LA-105. Next to the stairs and LA-100 you will find a hallway that leads to the restrooms.
  • Drinking Fountains: These can be found in the hallway in front of the stairs and LA-100.