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Services for Students with Disabilities
(209) 946-2879
Fax: (209)946-2278
McCaffrey Center, First Floor, Room 116
Daniel Nuss


Gayle Jackson

Services for Students with Disabilities

University of the Pacific is committed to providing access for qualified students, faculty, staff, and visitors to University programs. This non-discrimination policy applies to all qualified applicants or students who seek to or do participate in employment, in access to facilities, student programs, activities and services.

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities is located in the McCaffrey Center, First Floor, Room 137 and Room 115. The SSD Office offers a variety of services for Pacific students with disabilities.

These services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Extended time for completing exams
  • Alternative testing procedures
  • Notetakers
  • Alternative text formatting

To make an appoinment, call (209) 946-3221


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Introduction: Students with Learning Disabilities
  2. What are Learning Disabilities?
  3. What Are the Specific Types of Disabilities?
  4. What is Attention Deficit Disorder?
  5. How are Students Diagnosed?
  6. How Are Faculty Members Informed about Special Learning Needs?
  7. Some Common Myths
  8. Documentation Requirements

The above links were adapted, with permission, from the webpage of the Learning Assistance Center at the University of Rochester.

Additional Information

Some Helpful Websites

Appeals/Requests for Further Review