UAB wheelchair flag football participantsWe are committed to making UAB programs and services accessible to students with disabilities. Our staff handles each request for accommodations individually. Our goal is to have each student's academic performance evaluated without the limiting effects of a disability.

UAB Disability Support Services (DSS) provides a broad array of services and technologies to make the UAB campus – and a UAB education – accessible for everyone.

Contact DSS


Getting Started

  • Our Services - DSS handles each request for services individually, which ensure you’ll receive the accommodations that are appropriate for you.
  • Applying for Services

Academic Accommodations


  • How to Request Housing Accommodations

Service and Assistance Animals

  • UAB has established specific guidelines regarding the appropriate use of and protocols associated with SAA.

Technology Available on Campus

  • JAWS – Screen Readers
  • ZoomText – Screen Enlargement Software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking – Speech-to-Text Software
  • Livescribe Pens – Note Taking
  • Kurzweil 3000 – Scanning and Reading Software
  • FM Systems

Frequently Asked Questions

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