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S.S.D. LogoWelcome to Services for Students with Disabilities!

At SSD, we determine eligibility and help implement reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities at the University of Texas at Austin. More general resources for the UT community may be found on UT's Disability Resource page.

Student using a text enlarger SSD is housed in the Division of Diversity and Communitiy Engagement, located on the fourth floor of the Student Services Building. Information on how to register, downloadable forms, including guidelines for documentation, accommodation request letters, and releases of information are available online. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (512) 471-6259, VP: 1-866-329-3986 or via e-mail if you have any questions. We look forward to making your experience at the university more accessible!

Mission Statement

Based in the philosophy that all students should be assured equal access and opportunity, Services for Students with Disabilities works to eliminate physical, instructional and attitudinal barriers by providing reasonable accommodations and fostering awareness within the University community.

Walk-In Hours for SSD

The following days/times are when an SSD coordinator will be available for individual meetings without an appointment. These meetings are intended to be 15 minutes or less in length and are for students who have a pressing matter or are unable to make an appointment with their regular SSD coordinator.

You are always encouraged to schedule an appointment versus relying solely on walk-in availability. In this way, you will be able to meet with the coordinator most familiar with your situation and have more time available with your coordinator. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (512) 471-6259.

Day of the week Time * SSD coordinator**
Monday 9:00am - 4:00pm Emily Shryock
Tuesday 9:00am - 4:00pm Lauren Kinast
Wednesday 9:00am - 4:00pm Justin Rogers
Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm Kelli Bradley
Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm Rotates throughout the semester

* Students who come in before or after the available walk-in times for the day will be encouraged to come back or to schedule an appointment.

** The specific administrator available is subject to change.

Please contact Services for Students with Disabilities via e-mail or at 471-6259 (Video Phone 1-866-329-3986, then (512) 232-2937) if you need to make an appointment or if you would like to learn more about our programs and services.

SSD Phone Number:
(512) 471-6259

Video Phone:
(866) 329-3986
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