Accommodations and Disability Information

Working in close collaboration with the University's Disability and Learning Difference Resource Center (DLDRC), the School of Law is committed to helping USD Law students with verified disabilities obtain academic accommodations and support, and to help improve access to the many excellent programs and activities offered by the University.

DLDRC Services

The DLDRC's services include evaluating disability documentation, arranging academic accommodations and providing disability management and counseling to students with disabilities. Accommodations are available for documented permanent and temporary disabilities. Accommodations are determined on an individualized basis by the DLDRC. The DLDRC works closely with the School of Law to coordinate and implement accommodations.

Requesting Services

  • Students should start by reviewing the accommodations process on the DLDRC website.
  • Students requesting accommodations must review the requirements with their care providers and have providers submit documentation (on their letterhead) to USD via email, fax, mail or in-person delivery.
    • Email:
    • Fax: (619) 260-4699
    • Disability Services, Saints Tekakwitha & Serra Hall 300, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110
  • See documentation requirements
  • Students may also make an appointment with Law Student Affairs to discuss their needs.

Request Forms

These forms are for use only upon approval of accommodations by the DLDRC.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I apply for accommodations?
  • What types of accommodations are available?
  • Will my professors know I receive accommodations?
  • Will my classmates know I receive accommodations?
  • Will future employers know I received accommodations in law school?
  • How do I apply for accommodations for the bar exam or MPRE?