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Applying for Services from the Office for Disability Services


Students who are seeking services at Penn State must self-disclose the need for academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, and/or services to the disability services office at the Penn State campus they are attending.

In order for a student's disorder or impairment to be considered a disability, the student must demonstrate through documentation that the disorder/impairment meets the definition of a disability under Title II of the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. A disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

ODS Information

116 Boucke Building,
University Park, PA 16802

814-863-1807 (main line)
814-863-3217 (fax)

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Monday - Friday)

Contact ODS at University Park:
ODS Contact Form

Contacts for Disability Services at all PSU Campuses:
Contacts at all PSU campuses


Helpful Links:
Staff Directory
Directions to ODS