MCAT Exam with Accommodations
If you have a disability or medical condition that you believe requires an adjustment to standard testing conditions, we encourage you to apply for accommodated testing. A decision on most requests will be made within 60 days of receipt of a complete application.
Below you will find a general overview of the accommodations application process. You can also click on topics to the right to learn more.
Preparing Your Application
Take some time to familiarize yourself with the application process. Knowing application types, requirements, and review cycles will ensure that your request is processed as quickly and smoothly as possible. Submitting a late or incomplete application may jeopardize your ability to test on your preferred test date with accommodations.
Submitting Your Application
Once you have learned the requirements associated with your request and assembled your supporting documentation, it is time to complete and submit your application. All initial requests for accommodations should be submitted online using the MCAT Accommodations Online system. For more information, click the link below.
Receiving Your Decision
We will notify you via email once we have made a determination on your request. You can view your decision letter by logging into thesystem. Your decision letter will also outline any additional steps you need to take at that point.
Confirming Your Accommodations
If your request is approved, there are a few things you may need to do to confirm a test date with your accommodations. For more information on the confirmation process, click the link below.
Preparing for the MCAT Exam
If you are preparing for the MCAT® Exam and you are approved for accommodations, our preparation materials offer many features to help you as you prepare for test day. All of our online products offer customization, including extended time, stop-the-clock breaks, and Zoom Text®. Additionally, if you are approved for a paper exam, you can receive a printed version of both the Official MCAT® Practice Exam 1 and the Official MCAT® Sample Test. For visually impaired examinees, Braille and JAWS versions of the Official MCAT® Practice Exam 1 and the Official MCAT® Sample Test are available.