About DSS

Mission Statement
Disability Support Services mission is to develop a partnership with students, faculty and staff to assist in creating an accessible university community, where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of the educational environment.

Values
Mutual Respect:
Offer a welcoming environment that treats all people as individuals in a courteous, friendly, fair, helpful, and respectful manner.

Student Advocacy:
Empower students to become full participants in their own university experience.

Educational Standards:
Provide equal access to students with disabilities while maintaining the integrity of the University's academic standards.

Opportunity:
Provide opportunities to allow students with disabilities the right to pursue their educational goals and achieve their full potential.

Vision
Assist the University of Northern Colorado staff in designing an educational environment to be as usable as possible by a broad range of diverse individuals.