Office of the Student Advocate
Cornell University Student Assembly
STUDENT DISABILITY SERVICES
What it is
Student Disabilities Services provides academic and/or environmental accommodations and services for students with a disability
SDS resources are open to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses and Executive MBA programs.
Example usages of this office
Jay is concerned as he has been struggling to complete exams in the time allotted. Though Jay is unsure if this is because of a learning disability, he should still seek help from SDS to determine what resources are available to him.
Jess has lived experience with a disability. Regardless if this is a learning disability, physical disability or mental health, she should register with SDS to ensure she has the support needed to excel in her education experience.
Examples of common misconceptions
There are none! If you have a concern or are struggling academically or with Cornell’s environment go to SDS to discuss available resources.