The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is the central contact point for UA students with disabilities. The goal of ODS is to ensure that University programs and services are accessible to qualified students with disabilities. ODS works with faculty and other members of the University community to provide individualized academic accommodations and support services while promoting student responsibility and self-advocacy. It is the student’s responsibility to make known a need for academic accommodations and services by (1) providing appropriate documentation of the disability to ODS, (2) formally requesting accommodations by meeting with an ODS case manager and (3) meeting with each of his/her professors to present a formal ODS accommodation letter and to discuss the implementation of the accommodations.

Disability documentation can be submitted via one of the following routes:

Mail

Office of Disability Services

The University of Alabama

1000 Houser Hall, Box 870185

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0185

Fax

(205) 348-0804

Email

ods@ua.edu  (Please send as a PDF attachment)

Hand-delivery

Houser Hall, Suite 1000, 301 7th Avenue

For more information about services for students with disabilities, including documentation requirements, visit ods.ua.eduor call (205) 348-4285 (voice), or (205) 348-3081 (TTY).  Office hours for ODS are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.