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SDS facilitates academic accommodations and services for students with disabilities to ensure everyone has equal access to course materials and activities.

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Campus Resources

See our list of available resources on campus.

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Students are encouraged to check this list of disability-related scholarships frequently. Browse scholarships by category.

Recent News

Spring 2022 Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Division of Student Life
Undergraduate Research Fellowships (URF) provide a research experience for undergraduate students and assist staff in the Division of Student Life in conducting research projects in support of student success.

Getting Ready for Finals

Monday, November 1, 2021
Remember to schedule your final exams! November is a good time of the semester to check your Final exam schedule: https://registrar. uiowa. edu/final-exam-schedules.

SDS has Moved!!

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
We are open in our new space: 141 University Capitol Centre (also known as Old Capitol Mall)! A few finishing touches are being added to the space which is on the first floor, with zero steps to entry, and centrally located space making it more accessible to the campus community.
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Visit Our New Location

We are open in our new space: 141 University Capitol Centre, 201 S Clinton St. Iowa City, IA.

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 4:30pm

About Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services (SDS) serves the University of Iowa’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by providing support and academic accommodations for students with disabilities. SDS collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create an accessible educational environment for all.

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