Welcome to the Office of Disability Services

We are happy to provide you with information about the Office of Disability Services at Oberlin College.

Oberlin College has a long and rich history of recognizing and supporting diversity including provision of services for students with disabilities. The college actively continues support for students with disabilities through the Office of Disability Services, college staff, and college faculty.

The mission of the Office of Disability Services is to facilitate access to all programs, services, and activities that are provided at Oberlin College while encouraging and helping students to develop student self-advocacy.

Overview of Services

The Office of Disability Services provides services for over 15 percent of the Oberlin College student population, including students with:

  • Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, AD(H)D
  • Autism
  • Speech Impairments
  • Blind/Visual Impairments
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Conditions
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Head Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Orthopedic/Mobility Disorders
  • Psychiatric/Psychological Disabilities

For information on the types of accommodations that are provided by our office, refer to the section about Accommodations.