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Applying for Services

Information on how to apply for services offered by Student Disability Resources

Students who are seeking services at Penn State must self-disclose the need for academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, and/or services to the Student Disability Resources 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.