Welcome to the Disability Support Page!

1830 Giving Day Initiative!
The University of North Alabama wants all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to have the opportunity to experience the true joy of giving while empowering the University community to become all they are capable of becoming. Please  consider a gift of at least $10 between March 1st- 31st to the Disability Support Services Foundation and  you will recieve a commemorative challenge coin!
ROAR LIONS! 
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Diversity Education Week April 4-8; Events are as followed. April 4 11Am Make a sensory item at Rivers Patio. April 5th 11am DEI in the workplace held in Collier 222.  April 5th 6pm Coming Out and Staying Safe held in the Hawthorne Lobby. April 6th 10 AM Cherokee Nation Webinar held over Zoom. April 6th 11am flowers for Marsha held in the GUC Atrium. April 6th 11am DDEI table held in the GUC atrium.  April 6th 2pm Veteran Student Panel held in Wesleyan Auditorium. April 6th 6pm Anime Night Communications 131. April 7th 11am Patriarchy Sucks! Succulents in the GUC atrium. April 7th Movie Night with DSS at the BCM.
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Appointments in the DSS Office

 

  • Appointments: Call the DSS Office to schedule an appointment 
  • In-Person Appointments: Prior to entering the DSS office, students need to complete the safety check and have your PASSPORT available to show DSS Staff
  • Visitors: Will be asked to utilize hand sanitizer, wear a face cover, and adhere to the CDC recommendations of personal distancing. 

The Disability Support Services office provides support and appropriate accommodations for students with learning, physical, and psychological disabilities. These Services May Include:

  • Initial determination and application of classroom accommodations
  • Alternative Testing Program
  • Liaison with other campus entities for specific accessibility issues and education
  • Academic Guidance and Study Skills sessions
  • Assistive Technology
  • Alternate Formats
  • Note Taking Assistance

By taking advantage of the services offered, students can experience not only academic success, but personal success as well. Each service is designed to enhance students' learning experiences, assist them with academic challenges and help students achieve their goals while at UNA.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Disability Support Services (DSS) is to facilitate appropriate and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.  It is our goal to ensure students with disabilities have equal opportunity to achieve their academic goals while maintaining the integrity of UNA’s academic program requirements.  Disability Support Services provides reasonable accommodations, for qualified students.