Welcome to Student Disability Services at UMKC

Your success is important to us. We understand the unique challenges you face, and we are here to support you in reaching your goals. Your disability does not have to be a barrier to your success. By partnering with you, we can ensure you have equal access to all that UMKC offers. Whatever your disability, we are here to help you!

If you are a new student and need to set up an Accommodation Plan please select the “New Students” button above and it will take you to our online application.  There you can complete the application and upload your documentation and you will be contacted within 3 business days for a Zoom meeting. If you have questions about this process or any of your accommodations you should contact Scott Laurent at or by calling (816) 235-5696

If you currently have an Accommodation Plan with our office and have questions about accommodated exams or note taking please contact Jane Holland at (816) 235-5672 or by email at

If you receive the accommodation of Alternate Text formats and have a question please contact Carol Fitzpatrick at (816) 235-5612 or by email at


“Disability Services at UMKC was such a blessing. I owe a lot of my success as a student to their willingness, love, and passion for helping students.”

—Psychology student

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