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Disability Services

Welcome to Disability Services at Ohio Northern University.

Ohio Northern does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Accordingly, the school will provide reasonable academic accommodations when the student provides sufficient documentation describing his or her disability and the accommodation(s) requested in accordance with school procedures.

It is important to note that colleges and universities have different guidelines than high schools relating to what documentation is required for accommodations to be granted, and it is encouraged that students review all of the materials below thoroughly before requesting accommodations.

Information on the undergraduate colleges’ policy and the necessary forms are available below. Students interested in the College of Law’s Disability Services policies should click here.


A Guide for Students with Disabilities as They Transition from High School to College

Student Handbook Disability Policy (page 89)

Disability Policy for Undergraduate Academic Colleges

Form 101:  Request for Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Form 102:  Required Documentation for Students with Disabilities

Form 103:  Authorization to Release Information to Faculty

Form 104:  HIPAA Compliant Authorization

Please direct specific questions about disability services to the appropriate representative below:

College of Arts & Sciences: Melissa Verb, Assistant to the Dean, 419-772-2534

College of Business Administration: Robert Kleine, Associate Dean, 419-772-3018

College of Engineering: Eric Baumgartner, Dean, 419-772-2372

College of Pharmacy: Kelly Shields, Assistant Dean, 419-772-2278

College of Law: Bryan Ward, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 419-772-2655

Special Housing: Justin Courtney, Director of Residential Life, 419-772-2401

Special Dietary Needs: General Manager Sodexo (Dining Services), 417-772-2415