Prospective Students

What can Drake's SDS offer me?
Visit the Student Disability Services page

What are my rights as a student with a disability?
Read a list of Student Rights

What are my responsibilities as a student with a disability?
Read a list of Student Responsibilities

What are the guidelines for documenting various disabilities?
Read the Disability Documentation

Where can I find more information?
Visit our Additional Resources page, or contact Michelle Laughlin, michelle.laughlin@drake.edu or 271-1835

Are there scholarships available for students with disabilities?
The Joseph H. Morris Scholarship is available to students with disabilities

How can I volunteer?
Check out our Volunteer page

Student Disability Services offers:

    * Appointments at the pre-admission and pre-enrollment stages
    * Review of Drake's policies and procedures regarding students with disabilities
    * Identification and coordination of classroom accommodations
    * Note takers, scribes and readers
    * Referral to appropriate campus resources
    * Advocacy and liaison with University community
    * Campus accessibility consultation
    * Priority snow removal for students with mobility issues
    * Information and referral to vocational rehabilitation agencies and other community resources

University News
September 23, 2014
On Oct. 1, Céline Cousteau, a French explorer, education ambassador, and documentary filmmaker, will deliver a lecture on water issues—From the Amazon to the Oceans to Iowa—as part of the Sussman Lecture Series presented by the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
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