The Office of Student
Disability Services (SDS) at The University of Mississippi is
committed to ensuring equal access to a quality education for
qualified students with disabilities through the provision of
reasonable academic accommodations which support University
standards and academic integrity.
provides for reasonable accommodations to be made for students with
verified disabilities on an individualized and flexible basis as
specified under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and
the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
SDS provides classroom
accommodations to all students on campus who disclose a disability,
request accommodations, and who meet eligibility criteria. We do not
have specialized programs for specific types of disabilities.
disabilities are served in much the same way as other students on
campus. We believe that each department on campus has expertise
unique to that unit and students are better served by interacting
with each department according to their needs. For example, students
with housing needs should contact the Office of Student Housing and
Residence Life; students with registration questions should contact
the Registrar's Office or their academic advisor and so on. In this
way, students receive appropriate information from those with the
specific expertise and knowledge to answer the student's
question(s). Students are encouraged to contact SDS if they do not
know which campus office to contact for a specific question or
To view The University
of Mississippi's official policies and procedures for students with
disabilities, please visit this link:
We look forward to
assisting prospective and enrolled students with disabilities who
may require assistance. Please do not hesitate to contact us with
questions or requests for additional information.