Welcome to the Disability Support Page!

DSS Art

From March 17-July 31 

The University of North Alabama is committed to serving the campus community through a modified operating schedule. To reach a member of our team, please call 256-765-4214 or email dss@una.edu between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The DSS office will have modified office procedures. 

  • Appointments with students will be completed by phone or virtually. In person appointments will be determined on a case by cases basis upon request
  • Walk-in Appointments: FOR EMERGENCY ONLY are available upon request during normal operating hours.
  • Visitors: Will be asked to utilize hand sanitizer and requested to adhere to the CDC recommendations of personal distancing.
  • Testing: Per University directives, classes including testing have been moved to an online format; however, the DSS office will proctor in person testing upon request on a case by case review

The Disability Support Services office provides support and appropriate accommodations for students with learning, physical, and psychological disabilities. These Services May Include:

  • Initial determination and application of classroom accommodations
  • Alternative Testing Program
  • Liaison with other campus entities for specific accessibility issues and education
  • Academic Guidance and Study Skills sessions
  • Assistive Technology
  • Alternate Formats
  • Note Taking Assistance

By taking advantage of the services offered, students can experience not only academic success, but personal success as well. Each service is designed to enhance students' learning experiences, assist them with academic challenges and help students achieve their goals while at UNA.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Disability Support Services (DSS) is to facilitate appropriate and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.  It is our goal to ensure students with disabilities have equal opportunity to achieve their academic goals while maintaining the integrity of UNA’s academic program requirements.  Disability Support Services provides reasonable accommodations, for qualified students.