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Disability Accommodations

How to Register with ODA


To receive disability accommodations at USM, students must be registered with the Office for Disability Accommodations (ODA). 

You must be currently enrolled at USM to register for accommodations. 


Employees, faculty or staff, requesting work accommodations should contact Krystyna Varnado, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, at 601.266.4050 or Krystyna.VarnadoFREEMississippi.

Step 1

Complete our Online ODA Application

Instructions for Requesting Disability Accommodations (PDF)

Step 2 

Submit documentation of your disability provided by an appropriate health care professional.

You may upload this documentation as PART 2 of the Online ODA Application or via a link that will be emailed to your university email account (ending with following your competition of the Online ODA Application.

Step 3

Once the above steps are completed, the student will be contacted by ODA to further discuss their accommodation requests. 



You may REVIEW our Frequently Asked Questions for Students or CONTACT US at odaFREEMississippi or 601.266.5024

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Office for Disability Accommodations

Bond Hall 114
118 College Drive #8586
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus

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Hardy Hall 233
730 East Beach Blvd
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

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