Who We Are

Who We Are

Our Mission

The mission of the VCU Disability Support Services (DSS) Office is to assist Virginia Commonwealth University in creating a learning environment where all students have equal access to every aspect of the University's programs, services, and activities. We do this through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff to promote students' independence and to ensure the recognition of students' abilities, not disabilities.

The Office of Disability Support Services determines appropriate academic adjustments such as program and exam modifications, classroom accommodations, and auxiliary aids once students have self-identified themselves and completed the eligibility process.

To work towards DSS's mission, our office always strives to do the following:


Please Note that Disability Support Services will not: