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Disability Services

We're so glad you're here

Welcome to the Office of Disability Services (DS) at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV). We've designed these web pages to give you all the information you need about the support services available to students with disabilities here at UHV. Our main goal is to make sure that every student, whether they have a permanent or temporary disability, has equal access to all the programs and activities we offer.

Where we are

The Office of Disability Services at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is conveniently located in University Commons 2108A. If you have any inquiries about our services or would like to get in touch with us, we're just a phone call or an email away. To reach us, you can contact the Office of Disability Services by phone at (361) 570-4287. If you prefer, you can email your inquiries to Disability Services.

 

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Let Us Help You:

After you've been accepted to UHV, and enrolled in class, please register with us.

Register With Us

You Should Consider Registering:

If you have a documented disability that significantly impacts you in the academic setting. As the student, you must self-identify by contacting the Office of Disability Services.

Fill out the Application
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Discuss Services with Us:

Whether you are taking classes on campus or by internet, we can provide the support you will need to have equal access to the educational opportunities we offer.

Email Us

Let us serve you

The Disability Services staff serves as a liaison between students and faculty, staff, and community agencies to facilitate and advocate for our students. Let us assist you in the transition to university life as you develop independence and self-advocacy, and create your network of resources.

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We believe that all students who attend UHV should have the same opportunities to be successful in higher education. In order to minimize the impact of the disability in the academic setting, we arrange for reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids, and support services based on the specific needs of each student.

Email the Disabilities Manager

Upholding ADA

We're committed to upholding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. These laws ensure that students with disabilities receive the quality services they need to thrive academically and personally.

At UHV, we understand the importance of providing a supportive environment for all our students. We want to connect you with the resources and assistance necessary to make your time at UHV successful and enjoyable. So feel free to explore our web pages and reach out to us if you have any questions or need any further information. We're here to help!

Vision

To foster an inclusive and diverse university community where all students are ensured the equal opportunity to be successful in their educational endeavors.

Mission

Our mission is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to participate in and benefit from all academic programs and activities offered by the University of Houston-Victoria.