Accessibility Services


Accessibility Services Mission

The Office of Accessibility Services at the University of West Georgia is committed to providing access to campus resources and opportunities to allow students with disabilities to obtain a quality educational experience at UWG.


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Do I Qualify for Accommodations?

Disabilities may be temporary or permanent and are categorized into three areas: physical, psychological, and learning disorders. If you have been diagnosed with any of the following disabilities you are eligible for accommodations. If you suspect a learning or psychological disability, but have never been diagnosed, please make an appointment with an Accessibility Counselor to discuss a possible referral.

  • Physical Disabilities:
    • Visual Impairment
    • Hearing impairment
    • Mobility Limitation
    • Chronic Illness
    • Handwriting Limitation
    • Speech Impairment

  • Psychological Disabilities:
    • Depression
    • Mood Disorders
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • Psychotic Disorders

  • Learning Disorders:
    • Learning Disability
    • Acquired Brain Injury
    • ADHD


How Do I Receive Accommodations?

Step 1: Download the appropriate form for documentation guidelines:

Link to ADD-ADHD Document

Link to Learning Disorder and Acquired Brain Injury Document

Link to Psychological Document

Link to Physcial and / or Medical Document

Link to Hearing Impairment Document

Link to Injured Student Athlete Document

Link to Transient Status Students Document

Be certain your documentation is complete and signed by the appropriate professional (psychiatrist, medical doctor, or psychologist, depending on your disability).

You may email your documentation to, fax to (678) 839-6429, or mail or bring in person to the Counseling Center, 123 Row Hall.

Step 2: Make an appointment with an Accessibility Counselor. It is best to send your documentation prior to your appointment. However, you may also bring your documentation with you to your appointment.

You may make an appointment by calling (678)839-6428 or emailing

Step 3: Attend your appointment with your Accessibility Counselor. Click here to learn more about what will happen during this appointment.

Step 4: Email your Student Accommodation Report (SAR) to your instructors and others as needed. Click here for full instructions on how to request and present your SAR as well as utilize your accommodations. You may also click here for additional tips concerning your SAR.

Step 5: Follow-up with your Accessibility Counselor as needed when you have questions or concerns.



What Accommodations May I Receive?

All entitlements to accommodations are based on documentation and University System of Georgia's Board of Regents Standards.

The following is a list of possible services and accommodations you may qualify for based on your disability and individual needs:


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