Office of Disability Services

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Welcome

We are excited to have you join our campus! The ODS is a program designed to uphold governmental statues and regulations associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (amended in 2008) and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The ODS assist those with disabilities in a confidential, respectful, and friendly environment to ensure equal opportunity and accessibility to college programs and activities.

We offer individualized services that are structured to support and assist in the pursuit of attaining personal educational goals. Our motto is to promote self-awareness, self-determination, and self-advocacy in a comprehensive accessible environment. We look forward to meeting you and providing you with valuable services.


Mission

The mission of the Office of Disability Services (ODS) is to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs, services and activities of Texas Southern University through the identification and provision of effective auxiliary aids, reasonable academic accommodations and services to enrich flourishing educational experiences.


Vision

The vision of the Office of Disability Services (ODS) is to assist and support all students with documented disabilities in reaching their academic potential. The ODS embraces each student’s development towards independence, self-advocacy and personal growth in acquiring their academic goals.

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OFFICE HOURS
MONDAY – FRIDAY
8:00AM – 5:00PM

LOCATION
Student Health Center, Room 140

PHONE
713-313-4210
713-313-7691

FAX
713-313-7817

EMAIL
DisabilityServices@tsu.edu


Sharron Benavides
Sharron Benavides, M.Ed.
Disability Coordinator
Email: sharron.benavides@tsu.edu