The Disability Student Services Program
The Disability Student Services Program (DSSP)Center assists the University in fulfilling its commitment to educate and serve students with disabilities who qualify for admission. The Disability Student Services Program Center coordinates and provides a variety of academic and support services to students. Our mission is to promote equal educational opportunities and a welcoming academic, physical, and social environment for students with disabilities at Albany State University.
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, provides the foundation for equal access for students with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 furthers civil rights of persons with disabilities by mandating equal educational opportunity. These laws guide Albany State Univeristy in its commitment to serve qualified students. The DSSP Center serves as the primary advocate for students with disabilities who attend ASU.
Staff members of the DSSP serve as advocates for students with disabilities, encouraging and empowering them to be advocates for themselves. The staff will also assist faculty and other members of the University community in becoming familiar with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act so that they may comply with such legislation. In order for faculty and staff to understand their role in providing reasonable accommodations, the following information about DSSP's purpose, policies, and procedures was developed.
For further Information and assistance, please contact:
LaHura L. Larkin,
Disability Services Coordinator
Albany State University
504 College Drive
New Student Center Green Zone 2-141
Albany, Georgia 31705
(229) 903-3611-direct line
(229) 903-3610-main office