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Fall 2023 ARS Information!

Read Now for important information about testing accomodations, access and mobility, ARS office operations, and accommodation notifications.

Important: Send accommodation notifications to your professors through the ARS Hub ASAP.

Virtual ARS Orientations

On Zoom - (Zoom Link) - No RSVP needed. Designed for students who have recently connected with ARS or those who have questions about the ARS Hub and how to implement their accommodations. We'll go over...

  • Introduction to the ARS Hub
  • How to send Professor Notifications
  • How to follow up with Professors about accommodation implementation
  • Q and A

Virtual Orientation Dates:

  • Tue. 8/22, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Wed. 8/23, 4:00 - 5:00
  • Mon. 8/28, 2:30 - 3:30
  • Tue. 8/29, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Wed. 8/30, 4:00 - 5:00
  • Wed. 9/6, 4:00 - 5:00


Test Scheduling Events
In person - FPG Student Union Room # 3409 (Map link) - No RSVP needed. Created to help new and returning students plan and schedule their tests for the semester. We'll go over...

  • Professor notifications
  • How to follow up with professor about testing accommodations
  • How to schedule tests
  • Interactive test scheduling activity
  • Q and A

Test Scheduling Event Dates:

  • Tue. 8/22, 2:00 - 3:00
  • Wed. 8/23, 11:15 - 12:15
  • Thu. 8/24, 4:00 - 5:00
  • Tue. 8/29, 2:00 - 3:00
  • Wed. 8/30, 11:15 - 12:15
  • Thu. 8/31, 4:00 - 5:00
  • Wed. 9/6, 11:15 - 12:15
  • Thu. 9/7, 4:00 - 5:00
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ARS Staff

Simon Bloor


Simon is a psychology graduate, has a post-graduate teaching certificate, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Language and Communication Impairments in Children, a Certificate in Student Affairs, and a Masters in Adult Education. Simon started in ARS in April of 2014 in the role of Assistant Director becoming the Associate Director in 2018; he has over 25 years of experience in post-secondary disability support including managing a pan-university disability support service in the North West of England based at The University of Manchester in The UK.

Memberships - AHEAD, NC-AHEAD (Secretary: 2015 - 2021), Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education

Jossette Bailey

Accessibility Coordinator

Jossette has been at UNC Chapel Hill since 2017 and joined ARS in June 2022. Originally from Michigan, she moved to North Carolina to pursue a PhD in French and Francophone Studies. During her time as a doctoral student in the Department of Romance Studies she served as the Graduate Student Liaison for the Departmental Accessibility Resources Interest Group. Jossette has several years of experience in teaching a diverse population, including undergraduate French language, literature, and culture, high school French, and English for adult multilingual learners.

Scarlett Jordan

Accessibility Coordinator

Scarlett has been with ARS since Fall 2017. Before coming to ARS, she worked in New Student and Family Programs; she has been with UNC Chapel Hill for over 15 years. She earned her B.S. in Communication and Public Relations from Western Carolina University, and is working toward her M.Ed. in the SAAHE program at UNC Greensboro. When not at work, Scarlett enjoys visiting museums and spending time in nature with her teenager.

Kaitlyn Draughn

Accessible Technology Coordinator

Kaitlyn is a North Carolina native and has worked in ARS since May 2022.  She has a B.S. in Family and Community Services from ECU, and an M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development from NC State.  Before coming to ARS, Kaitlyn worked as the University Approved Absence Office Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill and worked in the Dean of Students Offices at UNC Charlotte and ECU.  In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix, traveling, and spending time with family and fur babies.

Annie Daw

Accessibility Assistant

Annie is a North Carolina native and has been with ARS since the spring of 2023. She is a graduate of the School of Education Human Development and Family Sciences program with minors in Education and Health and Society here at UNC. Her interests include studying how diverse contexts and relationships influence human growth, development, and health. In her free time, Annie loves playing basketball and volleyball with her friends and attending UNC sporting events.

Gunnar Travis

Testing Assistant

Vivien Doan

Graduate Accessibility Assistant

Vivien joined ARS in Fall 2022. She studied Biochemistry and Neuroscience at Trinity College CT and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry at UNC. Vivien enjoys working with students from all backgrounds and feels it is important to find the best mix of accommodations for each student whenever possible. Her hope is to see a rich celebration of all the wonderful, dynamic, intersectional, and diverse disability identities our campus holds. Honoring differences, embracing change, and creating actionable accountability drive her work here at UNC.

In her free time, Vivien enjoys being active, indulging in good eats, spending time with loved ones, and challenging herself to learn something new — big or small — every day. Running and swimming are her favorite hobbies so if you see her running around campus, feel free to stop her and say hi!

Julia Sultana

Julia Sultana

Graduate Accessibility Assistant

Julia Sultana is a master's student studying Speech-Language Pathology at UNC. She graduated from Penn State in May 2023 with a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and minors in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. She dedicated her time as an undergraduate student to volunteer and employment positions where she could promote inclusivity while connecting with a wide range of individuals. Julia is excited to have found a place at UNC where she can continue to provide support to others and work to create a more accessible environment.

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