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Disability Center
University of Missouri
S5 Memorial Union
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-882-4696
VP: 573-234-6662
Fax: 573-884-5002


Disability Center

Disability Center

The Disability Center provides reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids and support services to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to the educational programs and activities offered by the university. Some accommodations require advance planning, such as housing accommodations, interpreters/captioning, course substitutions, reduced course load and lab assistants.

Accommodations, auxiliary aids and support services include, but are not exclusive to the following:

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Alternative formats
  • Classroom/lab assistants or readers
  • Course substitutions/replacement
  • Exam accommodations
  • Interpreters/captioning
  • Note-taking assistance
  • On-campus transportation
  • One-on-one support
  • Reduced course load

Student Affairs in a sentence

  • The Disability Center employs about 75 students as office assistants, readers, classroom assistants and exam proctors.
  • On average, the Disability Center administers 4,800 accommodated exams and provides 855 textbooks in alternative formats each year.
  • Since 2002, The Disability Center has awarded 196 Frank Hodges Jr., U.S. Bank, Meek and general scholarships totaling $334,907.

Published by the Division of Student Affairs, 211 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 | Phone: 573-882-6776 | Fax: 573-882-0158 | E-mail:

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Last updated: Aug. 15, 2017