Services for Students with

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Until further notice per Katsafe and the SHSU Coronavirus website, Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) will remain open during its normal hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For information regarding appointments and services, please contact the SSD Office at 936-294-3512 (voice), 936-294-3786 (TDD), or

Our Mission

The mission of the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is to promote full and equal access on the part of students with disabilities to educational and extracurricular programs and activities at SHSU.

SSD affords students with disabilities the opportunity to reach their full potential by:

  • Providing academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services
  • Promoting independence and self-advocacy
  • Making referrals to support services on campus and in the community

SSD seeks to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for students with disabilities by:

  • Building and maintaining partnerships with faculty and staff
  • Promoting disability awareness on campus
  • Providing consultation services and outreach programming on student disability issues for the SHSU community

Important Dates

It is the policy of Sam Houston State University that no otherwise qualified disabled individuals shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any academic program or activity.

Students with disabilities may request admissions or registration assistance by calling or emailing the Undergraduate Admissions Office (936) 294-1828 or calling the Registrar's Office (936) 294-1040