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Volunteer Peer Notetaker Information

Volunteer Notetakers

If you have volunteered as a Peer Notetaker for a student(s) in any of your courses, there are steps in which you’ll need to take in order to become a registered Notetaker and to be eligible for the Notetaker Stipend at the end of the semester.

  • Login to myAccess using the Notetaker Sign-In button on the Disability Center’s webpage
  • Enter in your Mizzou Pawprint and Password from the secure sign-in page
  • Choose “Sign-up as a Notetaker”
  • Fill out the required information as instructed
  • Enter in the Course Registration Numbers (CRN) for each course in which you are taking notes
  • Wait to receive an email confirmation stating you have been matched/assigned with a student(s) in the course
  • Once you are matched/assigned you can begin uploading your notes into the system and completing the training/resource videos and their post-assessments
    • All training/resource videos and PowerPoints are are housed within the Notetaking Program Canvas site along with their post-assessments. Notetakers will receive the link to the Canvas site once assigned.

Notetakers will have four stipend levels to choose from. Each level is outlined below.

*Stipends are based on the total number of courses notes were taken for, not per course.*

Level 1 – $100 Stipend (1 course) & $125 (2+ courses)

  • All post assessment for each of the training videos must be completed before deadline date.
  • Notes must be uploaded within 1-2 business days of the class period.
  • Notes must be legible and in a format accepted by the student.
  • If notes are not submitted by Friday at 4pm for the week, the Notetaking Assignment will be cancelled.

Level 2 – $75 Stipend (1 course) & $100 (2+ courses)

  • Complete post-assessments for the First Steps, Notetaking Strategies, and the “Get to Know the Disability Center” training videos before the deadline.
  • Notes must be uploaded within 1-2 business days of the class period.
  • Notes must be legible and in a format accepted by the student.
  • If notes are not submitted by Friday at 4pm for the week, the Notetaking Assignment will be cancelled.

Level 3 – $50 Stipend (1 course) & $75 (2+ courses)

  • Complete post-assessments for the First Steps & Notetaking Strategies training videos before the deadline.
  • Notes must be uploaded within 1-2 business days of the class period.
  • Notes must be legible and in a format accepted by the student.
  • If notes are not submitted by Friday at 4pm for the week, the Notetaking Assignment will be cancelled.

Level 4 – $40 Stipend (1 course) & $50 (2+ courses)

  • Complete the post-assessment for the First Steps training video before the deadline.
  • Notes must be uploaded within 1-2 business days of the class period.
  • Notes must be legible and in a format accepted by the student.
  • If notes are not submitted by Friday at 4pm for the week, the Notetaking Assignment will be cancelled.

Volunteer Notetaker Policies and Procedures

As a registered Notetaker, you are expected to

  • Provide notes for the class in which you are registered.
  • Complete assessments for each training.
  • The notes must be legible and in a format accepted by the student.
  • If you miss a class, please ask someone else for a copy of his or her notes for the student.
  • Please be sure to let the student or professor know if you drop the course.
  • At a minimum, please provide the notes within 1-2 business days of the class.
  • If you drop the course, you’ll need to login to your account in myAccess and cancel your notetaking assignment for that course.

If your notetaking assignment is cancelled prior to the end of the semester, you will no longer be eligible for the Notetaker Stipend.

Notetaker Recruitment Program

Additional Notetaker Resources

Questions? Please contact us at mudcnotes@missouri.edu.