Office of Disability Services (ODS)

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is the primary university office responsible for the coordination of auxiliary aids and services for students with disabilities. Please visit our website www.umarc.miami.edu for more information.

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides academic accommodations and support to ensure that students with disabilities are able to access and participate in the opportunities available at the University of Miami. Individuals with disabilities must request academic accommodations through the Office of Disabilities Services. Accommodations are determined on a collaborative and case-by-case basis and are based on the documentation provided by the individual. ODS staff will work collaboratively with students to determine what academic adjustments and educational auxiliary aids are reasonable to ensure that students with disabilities are not subject to discrimination.

Information is available to prospective and enrolled students, their parents and/or sponsors. The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is located in the Camner Academic Resource Center in Whitten University Center N2400. ODS staff can be reached at 305-284-2374 (Voice) or 305-284-1999 (Fax). Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Individuals may email the office staff at disabilityservices@miami.edu for quick responses to questions.

The following deadline dates apply for all requests for academic accommodations through the Office of Disabilities Services:

Fall SemesterJune 1st
Spring SemesterDecember 1st
Summer Semester6 weeks prior to first day of class