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Students with Disabilities

Support in the pursuit of your educational goals

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) works with students having special needs to ensure they receive reasonable academic accommodations in courses of study, according to their individual needs. The goal: to guarantee that all students with disabilities have an equal opportunity in the pursuit of their educational objectives.

Eligible students are strongly encouraged to tap the services of this office. College studies show that students who consistently use ODS resources and accommodation services earn higher grades and graduate at a higher rate than students who choose not to use them.

Who is eligible?

Any otherwise qualified student or prospective student who states that he or she has a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) or the guidelines for section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 may register with this office.

How to register?

To register for services, a student or prospective student must first provide appropriate documentation of disability. Student documentation should be current, typed, signed and on official letterhead. 

It should include:
Student's Name and Date of Birth
Diagnosis- This may be a high school ETR or letter from a Doctor or other Professional. If it is a letter from a Doctor or other Professional, it should include supporting tests used to determine the disability.
Academic implications of disability
Recommendations for the student

Documentation may be faxed to 513-569-4744 or emailed to



Important Documents from the Office of Disability Services (ODS):

The following Disability Services documents provide details about submitting documentation and other procedures for students with disabilities. The accommodations, if recommended to a student, are free of charge.

Transition Differences from High School to College


Digital Text Request 

We are here to help.

Contact the Office of Disability Services via email or by phone to schedule an appointment and determine how we can help you succeed at Cincinnati State.

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Location & Hours

Office of Disability Services
Room 129 – Main Building
(513) 569-1775 phone
(513) 559-1527 tty
(513) 569-4744 fax

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