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Disability Support Services

Division of Student Affairs



Disability Support Services (DSS) supports the mission of Towson University by providing services that afford students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of the educational environment.  DSS promotes a broad definition of diversity that appreciates disability as an integral part of the human experience.  The office collaborates with students, faculty and staff to create a welcoming campus that meets the needs of students with disabilities, fosters student independence, and recognizes students on the basis of their abilities rather than their disabilities.

The university offers many services to students with disabilities.  Eligibility for these services is determined individually by the DSS office based on documented need.  Students are encouraged to register with DSS as soon as possible after admission to the university to ensure timely provision of services.


Disability Support Services
Administration Building, Room 232
7720 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2638
TDD: 410-704-4423
Fax: 410-704-4247


DSS 2015-2016

Student Handbook


Laura Lamb Scholarship

Applications for the Laura Lamb Scholarship are being accepted from January 1 to February 1.


Students Using Accommodations Have Higher GPAs

Disability Support Services recently conducted a study of its incoming freshman.  The study compared the difference in first semester GPAs between students who used accommodations and students who did not.  The difference was significant.  The average GPA of students using accommodations was a 3.05 (B grade), as compared to a 2.50 (C+ grade) of students not using accommodations. 







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