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Disability Services  


Students walking on the quad in front of Ramsey Library

**The Disability Services Office will officially be changing its name to The Office of Academic Accessibility prior to the beginning of Fall 2014.  This is a change in name only, there will be no change to the quality services that you have grown to expect from our office.**

**Please note, the accessible entrance and parking for OneStop Student Services and Ramsey Library are at the end of Library Lane just past Lapinsky Hall.**

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is distinctive within the public higher education system of North Carolina. Its primary mission: to offer an undergraduate liberal arts education of superior quality for serious students. Through Disability Services, the university seeks to meet individual needs by coordinating and implementing internal policies regarding programs, services and activities for individuals with disabilities.  The office functions as a source of information, educational outreach and advice, as well as a communication link among individuals with disabilities, faculty and staff, rehabilitation agencies and the community at large.


Important Reminder

To assure services can be provided in a timely manner disability documentation and requests for reasonable accommodation(s) should be received at least 4–6 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester, although they may be submitted at any time.  All information provided to the office will remain confidential.



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