Disability Services Center


Welcome to the Disability Services Center. The DSC provides a wide range of services to qualified students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities enrolled at USM.

Our mission is to work together with students, faculty and staff to create an environment of equal access allowing students to explore and recognize their full potential.  We strive to minimize physical and attitudinal barriers and to build relationships with the larger community that enhance the learning and life experiences of our students.

Disability services are provided at no cost to any currently enrolled student. Services provided by the DSC may include (but are not limited to):

  • Sign Language Interpreters
  • Accommodated Testing Services (environment and additional testing time)
  • Alternative Format Materials (large print handouts, digital texts)
  • Notetaker Services
  • Assistive Technology Access

Other services may include (but are not limited to):

  • Accessibility Registration
  • Classroom Relocation
  • Faculty Notification
  • Housing Accomomdations
  • Furniture
  • Laboratory Assistants

The staff of DSC looks forward to working with you to help you achieve your educational goals at USM.