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    Congratulations to the Class of 2015!!! A special shout out to our DSS Students and DSS Office Aides, Alicia, Rory, and Patrick! Good luck on all of your future endeavours!
  • Welcome to Wildcat Country!
    The DSS staff will be attending First Year June Orientation! If you would like to meet the staff and ask all questions DSS related, please come find us at the resource fairs! Also, make sure to get your copy of the 2015 DSS Orientation Packet, found below! We look forward to meeting with you! Office drop in appointments will not be available during this time.
  • An image of Smith Hall
    Disability Services for Students (DSS) is located in Smith Hall, at the central intersection of the UNH campus - Main Street and Garrison Avenue. The reception area is shared with the Center for Academic Resources Office (CFAR) and located in Room 201.
  • UNH provides access
    The University of New Hampshire is committed to providing appropriate accommodations and services to students with disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
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    UNH is improving campus accessibility! Learn more about the Renovation Projects at UNH Facilties.

Welcome to Disability Services for Students!

The University of New Hampshire and Disability Services for Students (DSS) take great pride in promoting the development of student self-reliance and the personal independence necessary to succeed in a university climate. We seek to create a comprehensively accessible environment where students are viewed on a basis of ability, not disability.

The University of New Hampshire believes that students have the right and also the responsibility to determine whether or not to use support services. In keeping with this objective, students are expected and encouraged to utilize the resources of Disability Services for Students to the degree they determine necessary.

We invite you to connect with us to learn first-hand about the variety of options available to students with disabilities. If at any time you cannot access forms or pages on this site, and need to request an accessible format, please email disability.office@unh.edu, we will provide you with the accessible format.

2015 DSS Orientation Packet!

DSS takes great strides to maintain a paperless and environmentally friendly office environment. For 2015 UNH First Year June Orientation, DSS is pleased to present our accessible and electronic Disability Services for Students Orientation Packet. Students and families can learn more about the DSS office, registration information, common accommodations, and information about the transition to college. We encourage you to review the information prior to the resource fair. Feel free to bring a copy while attending Orientation with any notes or questions! We look forward to seeing you! 

2015 DSS Orientation Packet 

DSS News and Updates

DSS Summer Hours are Monday-Thursday 8-4:30 pm beginning the week of 6/15

DSS staff will be attending all resource fairs during Orientation sessions. Office drop in appointments will not be available during this time, so please make sure to visit the DSS table to meet the staff and learn more about DSS! 

The DSS office will be closed to the public starting Thursday, 6/25 through Thursday, 7/2. 

UNH and DSS will be closed on Friday, 7/3 in observance of Independence Day (A University Holiday) Summer Business hours will resume on Monday, 7/6. 




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