UC San Diego welcomes students with disabilities and dependents who have disabilities (families, children, partners, signiificant others) in our programs, classrooms, activities, campus living and physical environments.
The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) is a department within Academic Affairs and is a resource for the entire campus community.
OSD works closely with all students, including those with temporary and permanent conditions. Its responsibilities include:
OSD determines eligibility for modifications, academic adjustments, and other accommodations due to disabilities. Accommodation types can be addressed by 1 of 4 categories:
OSD collects and and houses medical documentation, including psycho-educational evaluations for campus decision-making related to the non-treatment of medical/ mental health conditions.
OSD provides information about disability-related resources available to students, including:
OSD serves as a resource for faculty and staff who have questions about how the accommodation process unfolds and comes together at UC San Diego.
Visit OSD's website.
ADA Transport offers free year-round campus transportation via cart for students, staff, or faculty with disabilities.
UCSD libraries are committed to providing access to library materials, programs, and services for all users.