Student Disability Services


Student Disability Services

The Office of Student Disability Services advises Johns Hopkins students with disabilities on available services, guides you as you register for and request accommodations and assistive technology, acts as a liaison with your instructors, and provides advice and mentoring throughout your matriculation. We work with the university’s central ADA Compliance Officer and comply with federal, state, and local disability regulations throughout our process.

Our office serves full-time graduate and undergraduate students in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering, visiting college students in the JHU Summer Programs, and visiting high school students in summer programs sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Engineering.

News & Announcements

  • Apply for the AAPD summer internship

    The American Association of People with Disabilities offers summer internships to undergraduate students with disabilities that aim to train the next generation’s leaders. Apply by November 5th. More information about former interns and opportunities can be found here.


  • Professional Opportunities for students with disabilities

    Student Disability Services and Career Center are partnering to organize exciting professional opportunities and workshops to help you find your ideal job! Check our website for more information.


  • Research on student-run mental health clubs

    A new study published on the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry confirm that student-run mental health clubs in American college campuses are on the rise. The research speaks of the positive role these clubs play in increasing awareness of mental-health issues and reducing stigma. Read the full contribution


  • A discourse on disability

    Graduating senior Emily Dorffer is a Writing Seminars and English major. Emily has cerebral palsy and she has compiled and edited an anthology of short stories by and about people with disabilities.
    The anthology aims to help others better understand the challenges of being disabled and to urge people with disabilities to recognize, use, and embrace their distinct voices

  • Why More Companies Are Eager To Hire People With Autism

    Getting a good job is hard, even if you have strong social skills like being able to network and make small talk with potential employers during interviews. But for individuals with autism who often have trouble with basic interactions, getting a foot in the door professionally can be even more daunting. (more…)

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    Democracy on Decker Quad

    Interactive voting booth is part of Center for Social Concern's efforts to raise awareness, get out the vote for midterms