To be eligible for disability-related services students must have a visibly obvious or documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Under the ADAAA and Section 504, a person has a disability if he/she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities such as performing manual tasks, walking, standing, seeing, speaking, hearing, sleeping, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working.
In order to be considered an active student registered with the Office of Disability Services, you must complete all three of the following steps:
Until you have completed all of these steps, you will not be registered with ODS, considered a student with a disability by the University, or entitled to accommodations or services.
For more information, contact the Office of Disability Services.