Welcome to Student Accessibility Services at Yale

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) works with all Yale students with disabilities, including those in Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and all Professional Schools to determine and provide appropriate accommodations and auxiliary aids and services through an interactive process. In line with our Mission, Vision, and Values, SAS collaborates with offices and resources accross the Yale community to pursue equitable access to education and student life for students with disabilities, and foster a campus environment of belonging, inclusion and respect.

To learn about accessibility at Yale, please view our Accessibility Resources. If you experience an accessibility issues in our community, please complete a Report a Disability-Related Barrier Form and the appropriate office will respond. 

Who is a student with a disability

Generally, a student with a disability is one who has an impairment or condition which substantially limits a major life activity such as caring for one’s self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. An impairment substantially limits a major life activity when the individual’s major life activity is restricted as to the conditions, manner, or duration under which the activity can be performed in comparison to most people. Such an impairment can be a chronic or temporary condition.

Request an Accommodation

Submitting an Accommodation Request Form with SAS is the first step for students who wish to request a disability-related accommodation or service.

Students with previously approved accommodations can renew their accommodations for the semester or request new accommodations using the SAS Accommodate portal

Students who are unsure about their eligibility for assistance should complete the Accommodations Request Form and meet with SAS staff to discuss their situation.

Please contact us at  sas@yale.edu with any questions or accommodation inquires.

*If you are a faculty or staff member interested in workplace accommodations, please refer to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility for more information. 

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