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The University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) welcomes students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors who have disabilities and wish to participate in the academic endeavors, professional opportunities, and campus events available in our community. In a collaborative effort to share campus resources for and about people with disabilities, the following links are provided to encourage all campus partners and constituents to engage in UC San Diego programs and activities.

Office for Students with Disabilities

The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) at UC San Diego works with students with documented disabilities to determine reasonable accommodations.

Visit the OSD Website

Faculty & Staff with Disabilities

Find out about UC San Diego's employee support resources for disabilities and rehabilitation.

View the Faculty & Staff with Disabilities Blink page

News & Events

Stay up to date and learn how you can be involved with UCSD's accessibility community.

Visit the News & Events page

Why Captions Are Essential

This entry in the Accessibility Awareness video series provides a brief overview of why captions are an essential component of both live and asynchronous media.

Watch a video tutorial outlining the importance of captioning your content

Improving Access

UC San Diego strives to provide inclusive, safe, and seamless access to campus facilities and services to everyone regardless of age, ability, or proficiency level.

Watch a Video about Improving Access at UC San Diego

Accessible Event Planning Guide

Making your event accessible to all participants supports UC San Diego’s mission of equity, diversity, and inclusion. For individuals with disabilities, accessibility means an event that is free from physical, electronic, and attitudinal barriers. The purpose of this guide is to provide you with basic information as you plan your event, using Universal Design principles for learning and instruction.

View the Accessible Event Planning Guide