Accessibility and Disabilities
The Health, Support and Disabilities Unit (Service Accompagnement Santé & Handicap) has measures in place to assist students with disabilities to access higher education.
Measures include having access to an adapted program for these students by making the necessary arrangements based on their disability in terms of how their classes are organized, how classes take place and any additional support.
The contact persons at the University Institute of Technology (IUT) of Paris – Rives de Seine, Hind Graimiti and Florence Mesatfa-Fessy, present the recommended available measures offered by the Health, Support and Disabilities Unit (in partnership with the Preventive Medicine Unit).
In addition, if you have any difficulties due to your health or a disability, even temporarily, contact the Health, Support and Disabilities Unit of the Institute (see Contacts).
You may be able to benefit from certain measures to help you during your studies :
- additional time for exams
- a writer for exams
- a note taker, photocopy card
- personal instructor or student tutor
- teaching material or adapted equipment
Note for all students : if you wish to assist a student with a disability by becoming a note taker or tutor, please contact the Health, Support and Disabilities Unit of the Institute (see Contacts).
The University Institute of Technology (IUT) of Paris – Rives de Seine has infrastructure for people with reduced mobility such as :
- an access ramp at the entrance of the campus (avenue de Versailles) ;
- two elevators in the Blériot Building that go to all 7 floors ;
- an elevator for people with reduced mobility to access the university restaurant located underground in the Blériot Building ;
- an elevator for people with reduced mobility in the Versailles Building that goes to all 4 floors ;
- two fully accessible single-storey lecture halls and classrooms complete with special areas for wheelchairs ;
- two lecture halls with hearing induction loops ;
- staircases with ground surface indicators, handrails and stair risers with visual contrasts ;
- magnetic induction loops at reception desks, administrative offices, computer rooms and department offices ;
- an IT room equipped with a Roger Multimedia Hub ;
- audio beacons at the entrances of the campus (avenue de Versailles), lecture halls, the Blériot Building, and upon exiting elevators on each floor of the Blériot and Versailles buildings ;
- bathrooms equipped for persons with reduced mobility (in lecture halls, the Blériot Building; work underway in the Versailles Building with an end date of 2023) ;
- adapted reception services for persons with reduced mobility (reception, department offices, library, computer rooms) ;
- adapted signs for persons with reduced mobility throughout the Institute.