Accessibility and accommodation 

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is committed to ensuring equal access to educational and employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504 and Section 508), as well as other applicable state and local laws and University policy. Qualified individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination, including harassment, and are entitled to reasonable accommodations, and auxiliary aids and services to ensure their participation in, and enjoyment of all University programs, services, and activities. 

SIU School of Medicine is committed to diversity and to recruiting and training students who will contribute to a diverse healthcare workforce. We actively collaborate with students to develop innovative ways to ensure accessibility and create a respectful, accountable culture through our disability support. We are committed to excellence in accessibility and we encourage students with disabilities to disclose and seek accommodations. 

For more information about reasonable accommodations or to request a reasonable accommodation, email the appropriate contact listed below:


Carbondale-based learners: SIU Disability Support Services

Springfield-based learners:

Residents and fellows: