Office of Disability Services

Welcome to the Office of Disability Services (ODS) at Loyola University New Orleans! Loyola values and supports students with disabilities. We appreciate the diversity that students with disabilities bring to the University, which is consistent with our core values and supports our strategic plan. ODS is available to provide appropriate and reasonable supports and modifications so that students may fully participate in University life. ODS' mission is to provide students with disabilities the equal opportunity to participate in all Loyola programs and activities. Access is achieved by the development, administration, and coordination of programs and services which eliminate barriers of any type (e.g., physical, programmatic, attitudinal, or electronic). For additional information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

These services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Verification of a documented disability for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Academic counseling for undergraduate students with disabilities
  • Advocacy services for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Implementation of testing accommodations for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Note-taking and transcription services for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Priority registration rights for undergraduate students
  • Assistive technology for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Assistance in obtaining other services
  • Course substitutions for math and foreign language requirements for undergraduate students
  • Eligibility determination for housing accommodations 
  • Eligibility determination for service and assistance animals on campus