Disability Support

Disability Support Services (DSS) creates an accessible community at RISD that provides all students with the support needed to succeed academically The office works to accommodate students with cognitive (learning), psychological and/or physical disabilities.

With that in mind, DSS provides, arranges and coordinates appropriate and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, obtains and maintains disability-related documents, determines eligibility for services and reasonable accommodations, and develops plans for implementing such accommodations.

In short, Disability Support Services strives to create an accessible and inclusive campus environment and provide all students with the tools they need to achieve their educational goals.  

Hours & Location

8:30am – 4:30pm

Carr House, Floor 3
210 Benefit Street


Graduates let loose at the close of RISD's colorful outdoor Commencement.