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If you are a student with a disability, you are not alone at Miami. More than 800 students with a wide range of disabilities are registered for services through SDS.

Start the process of registering with Student Disability Services through Students Accessing Miami (SAM). SAM is the online case management system for Disability Services and the Rinella Learning Center. 

Access SAM

In SAM, you can: 

  • Apply for Accommodations
  • Request Accommodation Letters
  • Initiate Alternative Testing Contracts
  • Schedule a Test in Disability Services
  • Complete your accommodation process each semester

SAM will help you navigate the necessary steps to take in documenting a disability and preparing yourself to be successful at Miami University.


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Explore the list of campus, community and national resources located on our website, or feel free to reach out to any SDS staff member for more information. There is so much going on at SDS and on campus, and we don’t want you to miss any of it!

Transition From High School

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Students interested in attending Miami are encouraged to arrange a meeting with the SDS staff to learn how we can help you succeed in college. Services offered at the university level can vary greatly from those offered by high school staff, so stop by during your campus visit to find out what you can expect as you transition from high school.