Contact DSS Staff
(205) 934-4205 (Voice)
(205) 934-8170 (Fax)

Physical Address:
9th Ave. Office Building
1701 9th Ave. South

Mailing Address:
OB9A Ste 100
1720 2nd Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35294-1413


The Disability Support Services staffAllison Solomon
ADA/504 Compliance Officer

Valerie DuBose
Assistant Director

Andrew Sparks
Counseling & Services Coordinator

Carter Naftel
Assistive Technology Specialist

Jenny Hayes
Office Manager

Contact DSS


Enter the DSS Student Portal

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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