Augusta University believes academically qualified individuals with disabilities should have equal opportunity and access to a quality education.
We have been actively involved in fostering an environment that encourages full participation by students with disabilities in every segment of the University.
We were established to help ensure an accessible and positive college experience for the students with disabilities. Our Office provides a variety of services and accommodations to meet the needs of disability related concerns in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
All students are considered for admission to the University under the same criteria. Our office does not determine the acceptance of students to Augusta University. At the time you are accepted to the university, we encourage you to contact the Office of Disability Services. Visit the Admissions page for more information.
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.
Disability Services coordinates and provides a variety of services based the student's individual needs. Examples of some of these services include the following:
We also provide adaptive computer equipment and other assistive devices specifically designed for people with disabilities.
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:
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.