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Disability and Accommodations

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UC Davis Student Disability Center

Graduate students requiring accommodation are encouraged to work with the Student Disability Center (SDC). The SDC is staffed by team of professionals who have expertise in the education of students with disabilities. 

Visit the Student Disability Center Website

Student Disability Center Specialists approve services and coordinate accommodations to ensure equal access to the University’s educational programs. While accommodation information is shared on a “need to know” basis in order to facilitate services, disability information kept confidential and does not appear on transcripts or diplomas.
How Accommodations Are Determined

Through an interactive process, the student and SDC Specialist discuss the student’s current documented functional limitations and request for services within the context of courses requirements. Occasionally, instructors are consulted to ensure that proposed accommodations do not represent a fundamental alteration to a course or program. Once reasonable and appropriate accommodations are identified and approved by the SDC Specialist, an official Letter of Accommodation is written on behalf of the student. 

How to Find the Student Disability Center

The Student Disability Center (SDC) is staffed by team of professionals who have expertise in the education of students with disabilities. Student Disability Center Specialists approve services and coordinate accommodations to ensure equal access to the University’s educational programs. While accommodation information is shared on a “need to know” basis in order to facilitate services, disability information kept confidential and does not appear on transcripts or diplomas. 

Here’s how you can reach the SDC:

Main Office at 54 Cowell Building, 425 California Avenue
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

By phone 530-752-3184
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Student Disability Drop-in Center, Memorial Union
Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
By email sdc@ucdavis.edu