University of Galway Disability Support Service
Who can apply for Disability Support?
Students with evidence of a disability, ongoing physical or mental health condition, or a specific learning difficulty can apply to the Disability Support Service (DSS). You only need to complete your application once and this remains in place for the duration of your course. You can apply for disability support at any point during your studies; however, it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible after starting your course or receiving a diagnosis.
If you are returning from a leave of absence or a break in your studies please contact the Disability Support Service to check that your supports are in place.
Why apply for Disability Support?
Once your application to the DSS is approved, you will able to avail of reasonable accommodations throughout the duration of your studies in the University of Galway. The most common reasonable accommodations that students require are: exam accommodations; advice, support, and advocacy; learning support and more.
How to apply for Disability Support?
Please follow the three steps below to register with the Disability Support Service: