About the Office of Student Disability Services
The Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) is a part of Student Development and University Housing, a division of Student Affairs. OSDS at USC-Columbia serves over 2000 students with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and other disabilities.
Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
The mission of the Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) is to promote the personal growth and professional development of students with disabilities by facilitating the provision of reasonable accommodations, serving as consultants to students, faculty, and staff, as well as educating the greater Carolina Community.
The Office of Student Disability Services shares responsibility with students and the greater Carolina Community to promote inclusion, provide access, and encourage mutual respect.
The core functions of OSDS are to put in place accommodations which are deemed appropriate in adherence with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), provision of reasonable accommodations, act as consultant, and educate the Carolina Community.