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Office of Disability Services

Office of Disability Services

Giving students with disabilities tools to succeed academically

The Office of Disability Services coordinates the compliance of Columbus State University with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, P.L. 101-336 (July 26, 1990), as amended by P.L. 110–325 (September 25, 2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, not merely to achieve legality, but to foster academic potential through individualized plans tailored to the particular needs of students with disabilities. Students with documented physical, psychological, or cognitive disabilities should contact the Office of Disability Services as early as possible. It takes approximately 5 days to process a new student, which includes not only review of disability documentation, but also attending an intake meeting with the disability services professional. Scheduling the intake appointment with the Office of Disability Services is the responsibility of the student.

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia guidelines for documenting a disability can be found at the following link:

If you have any questions, or you need to register with the Office of Disability Services, please contact:

Joy Norman, Director, Disability Services
Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645

FAX: 706-507-8758

Schuster Student Success Center - Room 221

CSU students discuss how their disabilities affect them in their daily lives and in the classroom.