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Disability Services
  • Disability Services

    Capital University welcomes individuals with disabilities to be an integral part of the university community. In order for all members of the community to access and participate in our programs, and in compliance with Title III of The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Capital University provides reasonable accommodations and support services to qualified individuals with disabilities


    The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides services for students, faculty/staff, and other community members with disability related needs. Service areas include admissions, academics, housing, facilities accessibility, social/personal issues related to disability, and employment. 




    Individuals with disabilities who wish to receive services from the ODS are responsible for disclosing their disability to ODS. The ODS registration process should be completed at least 6 weeks prior to the desired start date for most services. For disability accommodation requests specific to campus housing, the ODS registration process should be completed in accordance with the following deadlines: 

    • Returning students: TBA
    • Incoming students - Fall semester: TBA
    • Incoming students - Spring semester: TBA

    ODS Registration Process

    • Submit Accommodation Request form (to be completed by individual requesting services). 
    • Submit Certificate of Professional Authority (to be completed by qualified professional). 
    • Submit supporting health and/or educational documentation. 
    • Schedule appointment to meet with Disability Services Coordinator to discuss request and reasonable support services and/or accommodations. 
    • Meet with appropriate university staff member(s) (i.e. instructors, Academic Success staff, Director of Residential & Commuter Life) to discuss implementation of approved support services and/or accommodations.   

    Registration Forms


    If you have questions or would like to submit materials for registration, please contact: 

    Latesha Bigford, MA, CRC 
    Disability Services Coordinator 
    University Counseling & Health Services
    1 College and Main, Columbus, OH 43209-2394 

    614-236-6114 phone 
    614-236-6980 fax