Disability Services at UMass Amherst

About Disability Services

Disability Services at UMass Amherst is a component of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Services are provided for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities, so that they may successfully learn and work at UMass. Disability Services promotes the empowerment of people with disabilities and their full integration into campus life and the community.

Mission Statement

Disability Services is committed to full access for all persons at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Direct services are provided to persons who have all types of disabilities. Disability Services also provides information and referral on issues of accessibility, as well as training and staff development to the University community. Disability Services embraces the philosophies of diversity and multiculturalism.

Who We Serve

The staff of Disability Services works with people who have documented disabilities under the following categories:

Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
Blind/Visually Impaired
Brain Injury
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Learning Disabilities
Medical Disabilities
Mobility Disabilities
Temporary Disabilities
Psychological Disabilities