Text 741741 when you are feeling depressed or suicidal. A crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you. It's free to ANYONE living in the U.S. and run by the Crisis Text Line.
If you are in crisis, visit our list of crisis resources.
Welcome to the only federally-funded
national center in the U.S.
for college and graduate students with any type of disability,
chronic health condition, or mental or emotional illness.
We also have information for parents, faculty, and
anyone working with college students.
Higher education faculty and staff with disabilities
can use the NCCSD, too.
For free information and a good "first stop" any time,
please go directly to our NCCSD Clearinghouse and
search for topics of interest.
Contact us directly with any specific questions.
Learn more about college and disability topics in the
NCCSD Training Center.
Check out our NCCSD video on YouTube - we have
a version with audio description and a version without it!
Our Semester Spotlight is all about ensuring accessibility and inclusion in New Student Orientation, and for Students: Getting Ready for Fall. Have a great year!
The Law and Accessible Texts: Reconciling Civil Rights and Copyrights - a White Paper from the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Virginia. Important reading for everyone.
Students share their opinions on campus access and more in our latest Research Brief "Access and Participation in Higher Education: Perspectives of College Students with Disabilities"
Quick Facts on Students with Disabilities in College - Percent and Top 5 Types Reported