UCSF Student Disability Services


COVID-19 Shelter in Place

- Please be advised that SDS has been instructed to remain off campus during this time, but is available for consultation. We want you to know that you, our students, are our #1 priority at all times, so please do not hesitate to reach out; we are available, regardless of whatever is happening. See our individual contact info; or you can email the main address [email protected], or call the main number, 415-476-6595, (all options are private and secure) and one of us will reply to you within 24 hours, usually the same day. Please note that email is preferred, and any return phone calls will be coming from our personal phones, so they will likely come through with blocked caller ID.

- UCSF/SDS does not provide ergonomic equipment for student home use, but we encourage you to get tips on ergonomics when you are working from home. Please understand these are just tips, the resources at this link also do not provide equipment.

- Please be safe and stay connected to friends and your mental health providers during this unprecedented time. You are important to us and them; we can get through this together.

~ Tim and Clay


UCSF has a proud history of welcoming students with all types of disabilities into the professional schools and the Graduate Division. We pride ourselves in giving individualized consideration of each student’s abilities, the functional impact of their disability, and program standards in order to devise creative and innovative accommodation solutions to ensure equitable access to students with disabilities.

Being a graduate and professional school institution, there are some unique aspects of the educational experience at UCSF that may be different from your undergraduate experience. These aspects are worth discussing with SDS as you consider what accommodations you might need, and what transition plan you may want to put in place to prepare for academic and clinical experiences at UCSF.

SDS Mission:
Student Disability Services serves, supports, and empowers UCSF students with disabilities by ensuring equitable access to fully and holistically participate in all areas of the university experience.