Accessibility Accommodations

The U.S. National Science Foundation Office of Equity and Civil Rights (OECR) is available to assist individuals with disabilities who require reasonable and/or accessibility accommodations to participate fully in virtual meetings.

Accommodations may include one or more of the following:

  • Automated transcription.
  • On-site or remote communication access real-time translation (CART).
  • Video remote interpreting (VRI).
  • Onsite sign language interpreting services.
  • Other assistive technologies.
  • Assistance for persons with limited English proficiency.

How to contact us

If you require assistance with accommodations, please call (703) 292-8020 or email and copy the meeting organizer.

Please contact NSF at least 14 days before your meeting or event date for sessions lasting one day or less and 30 days in advance for sessions lasting two or more consecutive days to allow sufficient time to coordinate arrangements.

Telecommunications relay services

Individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing or have a speech disability who need to contact NSF by phone may dial 711 (TTY, TDD or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services. For more information, visit the 711 Consumer Guide.