Resources for Students and Faculty

For Students

Campus Resources

The University provides a number of support services for all students and encourages them to utilize these resources to support their educational goals.  These services include:

Other Resources

Office for Civil Rights, Philadelphia Office
U.S. Department of Education
215-656-8541

For Faculty

Campus Resources

The Office of Student Accommodations is here to support the educational endeavors of students with disabilities. Our goal is to support faculty by providing training, practical information and suggestions on how to meet the needs of students with disabilities. To learn more about how the OSA supports faculty and students, explore resources on our University Portal site.  

Other Resources

Below are websites that have useful information about disabilities and teaching individuals with disabilities:

AHEAD 
Association on Higher Education And Disabilities

ADA Basic Building Blocks 
This is an introductory web course on the Americans with Disabilities Act. It focuses on the legal aspects of ADA and the spirit of ADA.  This is a free course.

Facts and Figures

USciences Facts

At USciences, the most commonly disclosed disabilities are:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Chronic Health Conditions
  • Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

Contact:

Monica Vance
Associate Director of Student Accommodations

Address:

Office Location: Whitecar Hall, Room 1111
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8758Fax:215-596-7451

Email:

m.vance@usciences.edu