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.

If any person with a disability has difficulty accessing an area on campus, please report these concerns using the ADA Concern Form or ADAFacilities@augusta.edu.

In addition, you may contact AU's Construction Project Manager at:

Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction
 
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY
1120 15th St. | BC-1115
Augusta, GA
 
office: 706-721-8436

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. 

Student Accommodation ProceduresAccommodated Testing ProcedureSTUDENT ACCOMMODATION MANAGER (SAM)


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. 

For additional information about your documentation and what we look for, please visit our documentation criteria page and feel free to contact us with any questions.

To schedule an appointment with a Disability Service Provider, Submit Request, email tds@augusta.edu or call (706) 737-1469. Please complete the New Client Intake Form and send it in with any documentation supporting your diagnosis upon confirmation of your appointment.