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Our campus and the Division of Student Affairs champion accessibility, celebrate diversity, and foster inclusivity at every turn. Dive into the resources below to find university policies, internal ADS procedures, student organizations, dining information, and other tools across campus to assist those with disabilities.

University of Maryland Policies

Explore the following links to access information about the University's comprehensive formal policies to ensure equal opportunities, inclusivity, and accommodations for all individuals with disabilities on campus.

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Disability and Accessibility Policy

The university is dedicated to ensuring that individuals of all abilities are embraced, with no discrimination or exclusion based on disability. It provides timely and personalized reasonable accommodations, fostering an environment that upholds the rights of every individual and strictly prohibits any form of retaliation.

Read the full Disability and Accessibility Policy
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Non-Discrimination (Grievance) Policy

The university is committed to creating and maintaining an educational, working, and living environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. It stands firm against retaliation, fostering an environment where complaints of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation are promptly addressed and resolved.

Read the full Non-Discrimination Policy
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Student Resources

Connect, understand, engage, and express yourself in supportive communities and groups for all University of Maryland students. Find academic resources and tools, tutoring opportunities, quiet spaces on campus, and more resources to help you navigate the Maryland experience.

Additional Resources for Students
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Resources for Instructors, Staff & Departments

Dive into resources tailored to support your work and partnership with ADS in assisting students with disabilities at UMD. Additional campus resources for faculty and staff members can also be found here.

Additional Resources for Instructors/Staff

Other Resources

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Service and Support Animals

Find helpful information related to navigating Maryland with either a service animal or other type of comfort animal.

More on service & support animals
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Emergency Preparedness

Know what to do before/during an emergency and if you need evacuation assistance.

Make a plan ahead of time
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Title IX, Pregnancy, & Parenting Students

Information, resources, support, and accommodations for pregnant and parenting students at UMD.

Your rights under Title IX
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Dining Accommodations

See how Dining Services caters to dietary needs for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Learn about Maryland Dining
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Parking/Transportation Accommodations

Learn more about accessible parking and paratransit options on the UMD campus.

More on DOTS services

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ADS Internal Appeal Procedures

We are committed to ensuring a fair and transparent accommodations process for students with disabilities. If you do not believe you are being fully or adequately accommodated, our internal appeal process provides you with a platform to address your concerns, engage in dialogue, and seek resolution. We strive to ensure that all students have the opportunity to voice their concerns and find a satisfactory outcome.

Learn more about the internal appeal process

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