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Disability Support Services (DSS)

Disability Support Services (DSS)

The office of Disability Support Services (DSS) assists students who have cognitive/learning, psychological, medical, and physical disabilities. In order to receive accommodations, students must be registered with the Office of Disability Support Services.

Questions about specific types of documentation required for registration should be directed to

Accommodations take time to arrange, some up to 2-4 weeks. Make your accommodation requests prior to the beginning of the semester and provide all required documentation when requesting. Requests for accommodations are evaluated individually and based on the completion of the registration process below.

All current students are required to meet with a disability services staff member, annually to update their accommodations. Please update the registration form and then schedule an appointment, email: or call 401-709-8465.

Please follow this link to learn more about weekly Time Management drop in hours open to all RISD students during the Fall and Spring semesters.