Disability (Physical or Mental)
Federal & State Laws, Definitions & Resources
Reasonable Accommodations for Students
Reasonable Accommodations for Students are adjustments including academic assistance, modifications to rules, policies, or practices; environmental adjustments, such as the removal of architectural, communication, or transportation barriers; or auxiliary aids and services necessary for a student to participate in University programs, services, or activities.
- Accessibility & Disability Service (formerly Disability Support Service) provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals to ensure equal access to services, programs and activities sponsored by UMD. To receive reasonable accommodations, students must schedule an in-person registration interview with an ADS counselor by calling (301) 314-7682.
- List of Campus Accessibility Resources (pdf)
Reasonable Accommodations for Staff, Faculty and Student Employees
Reasonable Accommodations for Staff, Faculty and Student Employees are changes to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that allow an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job functions, or enjoy equal access to benefits available to other individuals in the workplace.
- Accommodations for Staff: To request an accommodation, staff members should contact UHR https://uhr.umd.edu.
- Accommodations for Faculty: Faculty Accommodation Request Form - To request an accommodation, faculty members must complete the request form linked above and submit it to Faculty Affairs.
UMD Facilities Management Customer Resource Center (CRC)
UMD Facilities Management Customer Resource Center (CRC) - To report issues of accessibility on campus, please call the CRC at 301-405-2222. A staff member is available to assist you 24/7.
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