Office of Disability Services (ODS)

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is responsible to oversee University compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to academic accommodations.

The ODS is the primary office at Villanova University with specialized knowledge and experience in physical disability issues. ODS also advises faculty on the policies and procedures relevant to students with disabilities and acts as a general information and referral service on disability issues.

Students with identified disabilities have been admitted into Villanova University by the same criteria as other students and they have met the same rigorous standards for admission. The office meets with students to determine accommodations needed tosucceed in academic programs. ODS works closely with Facilities Management to insure classroom and facility accessibility.

Incoming students should make an appointment with the office to request accommodations by contacting either Mr. Greg Hannah (610-519-3209) or Dr. Stephen McWilliams (610-519-4095). The office is located on the second floor of the Connelly Center.