Dear Students, color with R centered 1

In these unprecedented times, we would like to share with you the following information concerning our office. Please continue to check the UAB Disability Support Services website and social media accounts regularly for information and updates concerning our office and accommodations related to COVID-19 and remote learning.

DSS is Open! Our staff are continuing to work virtually and can continue meeting with students remotely. Our front desk phone line, 205-934-4205, will go to voicemail and the message will be received and routed to the appropriate staff member who will return your call within one business day. Our fax machine is currently unavailable, so please use the upload features in AIM or email your documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Registering with DSS: Please continue to use our Online Application for Services. We are still receiving documentation and scheduling appointments via Zoom.

Case Management: We are still taking appointments and may meet with you via Zoom. Reach out to DSS via email to schedule an appointment.

Remote Testing Accommodations: We have created a Student FAQs. Please refer to this page for information on testing accommodations you may have available to you and how to utilize them.

Alternative Formats and Digital Accessibility: We are still accepting requests for alternative formats. Continue to use AIM to request materials in an Alternative Format, but check out this additional resource: Many Publishers and Book Retailers are making alternative format and accessible e-textbooks available for free to college students in response to COVID-19 and remote learning periods. Please take advantage for the following resources: VitalSource Helps, and Redshelf Responds.

Closed-Captioning Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: We are working with faculty and third-party vendors to provide closed captioning for videos and other pre-recorded media during our transition to remote instruction. Please direct questions or inquiries about closed captioning of course videos to Valerie DuBose at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

American Sign Language Interpreting: If you need remote ASL interpreting services, please let Valerie DuBose at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  know and she will work to provide video remote interpreting.