Housing Accommodations

Disability Services collaborates with Georgia State University Housing to meet the on campus housing needs of students with disabilities.

Rights and Responsibilities
Students

  • Students requesting housing accommodations must adhere to all University Housing policies, procedures and deadlines. To receive full consideration for on-campus housing accommodations, students must submit all required applications and requests within the time limits established by University Housing and Disability Services.
  • In the event that a student’s documentation supports an accommodation, the student will attend an accommodations appointment. During the appointment, the student will receive a Housing Accommodation Letter to submit to University Housing. To implement the approved housing accommodation, students must have the approved housing official sign the Housing Accommodation Letter. Students should promptly return their signed Housing Accommodation Letter to Disability Services.

Disability Services

  • Once all the required forms are submitted and reviewed, Disability Services will contact the student about his or her housing accommodation request no later than 15 business days of receipt of the request.
  • Disability Services will identify approved accommodations for housing by issuing a Housing Accommodation Letter during a scheduled appointment with the student. Disability Services’ approval for housing accommodations does not override the policies of any particular agency, office or department. If a student has other housing needs not related to a disability, he or she should contact University Housing by email or by phone at 404-413-1800.

University Housing

  • University Housing will implement the accommodation which is subject to room availability per a student’s room assignment or waitlist number. Moreover, if the approved accommodation is a private room, University Housing will implement the accommodation based on the availability of unassigned rooms.

How to Apply for a Housing Accommodation
Students are encouraged to request a housing accommodation if they are a student with a disability who needs a reasonable modification to a housing policy, specific living arrangements or both. Students requesting housing accommodations are strongly encouraged to submit their housing accommodations request to Disability Services at the same time they are applying for housing. If this is not possible, requests for housing accommodations must be received at least one month prior to anticipated occupancy.

For requesting housing accommodations, students registered with Disability Services must complete and submit the following:

Students who are not registered with Disability Services must register by completing and submitting the following to the office:

In general, documentation must meet the Board of Regents criteria to receive full consideration. Specifically, the documentation must clearly demonstrate the need for the housing accommodation.