University of Vermont

Academic Success Programs

Info for Students with Temporary Disabilities

Students with Temporary Mobility Issues

Although the University of Vermont  is not required to accommodate students with temporary mobility issues, Academic Success Programs at the University of Vermont recognizes that individuals with temporarily disabling conditions (that are a result of injuries, surgery or short-term medical conditions) may need access to services and resources similar to individuals with permanent disabilities.   Examples of temporary disabilities may include, but are not limited to: broken limbs, hand injuries, or short term impairments following surgery or medical treatments.

The first step is to complete and return the Student Application for Temporary Services

Students must verify their disability by providing appropriate documentation from a physician or licensed professional. Download the Medical Documentation Form(.pdf) for the physician to complete; documentation should specify services necessary and anticipated duration of services.

Once documentation has been turned in to our office, students will be contacted and may be authorized for these services, as needed.


Students who are interested in obtaining a disabled parking permit must contact UVM Transportation & Parking Services at                                             

Residence Life (on-campus housing):

Students who have mobility concerns may inquire with Residence Life to be moved to a first floor room and/or to a room with accessible bathroom facilities (as space is available).   Contact ResLife at

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