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Residence Life

Residential Accommodations

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Columbus State University will provide residential accommodations to students with a documented medical or psychological disability. Students may request an accommodation by contacting:

Mrs. Joy Norman, M.S., NCC
Director, Disability Services
706-507-8757
norman_joy@columbusstate.edu

Documentation should be current and should consist of an evaluation by an appropriate physician or mental health provider that describes the current functional impact of the disability or impairment as it relates to the requested accommodation.

Service and Emotional Support Animal Procedures

Students in housing are not required to provide documentation for a service animal, but are asked to provide prior notice to the Office of Disability Services.

Contact should be made with the Director of Disability Services in order for an emotional support animal to be permitted in University Housing and documentation that meets the criteria set by Columbus State University and the University System of Georgia will be required. The deadlines are as follows:
  • Fall Semester- August 1
  • Spring Semester- January 1
  • Summer Semester- May 1

For detailed information, review the Service and Emotional Support Animal Procedures.