Disability Support Services


The mission of Disability Support Services is to ensure equal learning and opportunities for students, faculty, staff and guests with disabilities by increasing the capacity of Jacksonville State University to eliminate physical, programmatic, policy, informational and attitudinal barriers.  We work to ensure access under federal and state statutes to University courses, programs, facilities, services and activities by providing or arranging reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and services, training, consultation and technical assistance.

Disability Support Services provides reasonable accommodations through a variety of services and programs. Accommodations may include:

  • Exam Proctoring
  • Special Testing Procedures
  • Extended Time on Exams
  • Priority Registration
  • Interpreter Services (ASL)
  • Captioning Services
  • Readers
  • Note Takers
  • Brailled Formats
  • Enlarged Print Materials
  • Alternative Formats
  • Assistive Technology

Disability Support Service Staff are also available to provide the following services:

  • Academic Guidance
  • Study Skills Instruction
  • Presentations on Disability Related Topics
  • Consultation with Faculty or Staff on Working with Individuals with Disabilities
  • Interpreting and Captioning Services for Campus Events
  • Referral to the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)
  • Information Regarding Community and Campus Resources