Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services at OSU Center for Health Sciences provides support services to students with disabilities and is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and activities.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine will provide reasonable accommodations to medical students with disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and /or Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act. The purpose of providing students with such accommodations is to assure equal access to educational opportunities, not to assure academic success.
Reasonable accommodations provided to students must not pose an undue hardship on OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, result in a fundamental alteration in the nature of the academic program or activity, or result in an undue financial or administrative burden on the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. All medical students at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine must meet the Technical Standards of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and fulfill the requirements of the Academic Program in a reasonably independent manner with or without approved accommodations.
The Committee on Students with Disabilities is responsible for review and approval of student requests for accommodations related to disabilities. The Associate Dean of Enrollment Management or designee will serve on the Committee. Additionally, the Assistant Dean of Student Life will provide administrative support for the Committee, including coordination of activities and communication with regard to student requests for accommodations of disabilities.
- Frequently asked questions
- Prodedures for requesting accomodations
- Student handbook
- Student disability accomodation policy
Angela Bacon, M.S.
Interim Assistant Dean of Student Life