Disability Services


ACCESSIBILITY

As a member of the University System of Georgia, Augusta University is a primary institution of higher learning in the state's second largest city. Most areas on campus are currently accessible and there are ongoing efforts to improve campus accessibility.


TYPES OF SERVICES

Disability Services coordinates and provides a variety of services based the student's individual needs. Examples of some of these services include the following:

  • Academic accommodations
  • Faculty consultation
  • Individual Counseling
  • A variety of reasonable accommodations
  • Contact with agencies servicing people with disabilities.
  • Special testing arrangements: extended time, reader or separate room
  • Special classroom seating
  • Assistance with obtaining large print or taped textbooks and Braille materials for the visually impaired
  • Use of assistive technology
  • Information and referral

We also provide adaptive computer equipment and other assistive devices specifically designed for people with disabilities. 

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ELIGIBILITY FOR SERVICES

We provide assistance to students who have some type of impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activity. Examples of disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Hearing, visual, or physical impairments
  • Psychological disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Asperger's Disorder

Students must register and request services from the Director of Testing and Disability Services. In order to receive services, students must provide current documentation of their disability from a qualified health professional. 

Appointments can be made by calling Testing and Disability Services at (706) 737-1469 or by visiting our office located on the first floor of Galloway Hall. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 4:30pm. For new students scheduling appointments, please note that new appointments are scheduled for one hour.