- Students with a permanent or temporary impairment will be asked to submit a Disability Verification Form to the DSC, which needs to be filled out in part by a qualified health care professional.
- Students with a learning disability may be asked to submit a Psychoeducational Assessment from their health care provider. For more information on this type of assessment, please contact DSC.
- Students who qualify for Housing Accommodations will be asked to complete the Housing Accommodation Verification Form.
- Students should contact DSC if they have any questions or concerns about documentation.
Note on Emotional Support Animals
Please note that The Disability Services Center does not accept letters from the numerous online companies who (in exchange for a fee) purport to offer verification or certification of the need for an emotional support animal. To warrant approval of a request for an emotional support animal, a student should be prepared to submit appropriate medical documentation describing the functional limitations caused by the disability and the manner in which the support animal ameliorates these limitations.
For the University's policy on Service Animals and emotional support animals, please go to the DSC Policy Page.
The University of California has guidelines for documentation and accommodations. Below are guidelines for different disabilities: