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I have a temporary disability. Can SDS help me? What services might be available?

Services for students who have a temporary disability are available.  The application process is the same.  If, for example you injured your dominant hand, we may work to find an assigned note-taker for your classes. You may be approved for extended time on exams. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


What is the process for obtaining housing accommodations?

For any accommodations related to housing, please refer to their website at http://housing.uiowa.edu/apply-housing/medical-ada-accommodations. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


I need transportation assistance on campus. Where do I go for help?

Student Disability Services provides academic accommodations. For transportation assistance on campus, contact Cambus and inquire of their Bionic Bus system.  Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


What is the Letter of Accommodations (LOA)?

The letter is a document generated by the student via SDS's Student Portal that ensures a student has a documented disability and has been deemed eligible for specific academic accommodations. The information on the letter is confidential and should be treated as such. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


Is my disability information shared with my professors?

No.  It is your decision to inform each professor about your accommodations noted in your Letter of Accommodations.  This letter will be limited to discussing the accommodations for which you are qualified and does not contain information regarding your specific condition. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


Do I need to make a new request for accommodations each semester?

Since you have new classes each semester your Accommodations Coordinator will work with you to discuss how to obtain updated Letters of Accommodation. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


What if I need additional accommodations?

Please submit any accommodation additions in writing to the SDS Director. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


Is tutoring provided specifically for students with disabilities?

Tutoring is not an academic accommodation at the college level.  There are tutor referral sources on campus for use by all students.  https://tutor.uiowa.edu/  Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017


I am a prospective student. May I meet with someone from your office during my campus tour?

We would be happy to meet with you during your tour of campus.  Please coordinate this request through the Admissions Visitors Center so they can integrate your visit with the rest of your campus tour. Continue reading...

Posted August 4, 2017



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