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:
- Program modification
- Campus living
Storing student medical documentation
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.
- 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.
Referring students to resources on campus (and beyond)
OSD provides information about disability-related resources available to students, including:
- Community-based funding
- State agency support
- Courtesy referrals for assessment and evaluations for learning disabilities, ADD/ ADHD, and psychological and speech/ language pathologists
Advising faculty and staff
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.
Office for Students with Disabilities (map)
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0019
La Jolla, CA 92093-0019
Phone: (858) 534-4382
Fax: (858) 534-4650