The University of Michigan complies with federal and state laws which affect qualified persons with disabilities. It is the policy and practice of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts to provide equal educational opportunities for students with documented disabilities in all programs and activities, including internships and field placements. Students with disabilities who require academic adjustments are encouraged to contact their instructors at the beginning of the term to discuss their specific needs. The University's Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) provides assistance regarding academic, economic, social, and recreational activities to students who have disabilities. Specific services available through SSD include counseling, assistance with class room accommodations, volunteer readers and notetakers, sign language and oral interpreters, peer tutors, accessible transportation, orientation and registration assistance, special scholarships, tape recorders and talking calculators, and aids for reading and studying, such as braille and large print materials, adaptive computer technology, and Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf. Staff in this office also act as intermediaries and advocates for students with disabilities. To find out more about services, or to volunteer as a reader, notetaker or tutor, contact
Services for Students with Disabilities
G625 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045
(734) 763-3000 (Voice/TDD).
Students with disabilities may also contact
The Office of Academic Actions 1219 Angell Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003