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Student Disability Services (SDS)

Apply to Student Disability Services

In order to determine eligibility for services, the following steps need to be taken:

Step 1:

Step 2:

  • Documentation will be reviewed by our SDS staff. You may be contacted if additional documentation is needed.

Step 3:

  • Once eligibility has been determined, students will be contacted via their SDSU email address to schedule an intake appointment with a SDS Counselor. At the intake appointment the student and counselor will review appropriate accommodations and services.

Prospective/Admitted Students

Prospective students interested in meeting with a SDS Staff Representative can call 619-594-6473.

Once notice of provisional admission has been received and you have decided to accept the offer of admission to SDSU, it is time to apply for services from SDS. We recommend that you apply to SDS as early as possible to ensure that accommodations are in place by the time you begin your academic journey with us.

All individuals applying to SDSU must meet the admissions criteria to be considered eligible for entrance to the university. SDSU offers an optional process for students with verified disabilities who wish to request special consideration during the standard undergraduate admissions process. It is established to provide consideration for cases in which an applicant's documented disability or related circumstances may have had an impact on their academic profile, grades, or other factors considered in the admissions process. This special consideration process typically begins in October and runs through early January.

If a prospective student is denied admission to SDSU, an appeal may be submitted to the University Admissions Appeals Committee illustrating how the disability has affected academic performance.

Click the following link for more information regarding the process for Special Consideration for Fall 2024 Admission.

SDS Connect

SDS Connect is our new convenient, fast, and simple way to access SDS's most commonly used services.