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Disability Services

What is the Office of Disability Services?

Our office provides assistance for students with a wide range of disabilities. To receive accommodations, students must contact the office and complete the Student Information Form. The Office of Disability Services will set up an appointment to discuss services that can be provided to enhance access within the learning experiences at SDSU.

Some of the accommodations the Office of Disability Services can provide include:

  • Accommodations for exams such as time extensions, testing in a distraction-reduced environment and/or screen readers. 
  • Alternative text formats
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Note-takers
  • Referrals to other resources

If you would like to talk more with the Office of Disability Services about accommodations that can be provided at SDSU, please fill out the two forms linked below. 

Student information form

Documentation of Disability Form

(The 'Documentation of Disability Form' linked above is used to provide verification of a disability. If you are looking for forms regarding housing accommodations or assistance animals in on-campus housing, please click here.)

Please call or email our office to discuss in more detail the various services we can provide.

What is the SDSU Office of Disability Services?

Please view this video for information on the SDSU Office of Disability Services. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the Office of Disability Services at 605-688-4504, or email

Privacy Statement

The Office of Disability Services respects all privacy and treats all personal information with confidentiality. The office may release information to University faculty and staff when a “need to know” is established by Disability Services. The need to know must be based on compelling and legitimate educational reasons for the information disclosure.

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Birgen named coordinator for student success and opportunity at SDSU

Tina Birgen, a long-time educator in South Dakota, has been named the first coordinator for student success and opportunity at the Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center at South Dakota State University.