The Educational Support and Disability Services Testing Center will be temporarily relocated for renovations. The Testing Center will be closed on May 20-May 21, 2024. The Testing Center will reopen on May 22, 2024 at the SMC Campus Center in room 353Please view the document for important updates: Testing Center Relocation Updates

Educational Support and Disability Services

The Office of Educational Support and Disability Services (ESDS) coordinates services to assist students with disabilities in obtaining reasonable accommodations through an interactive process involving the student and the school.

How to Request Reasonable Accommodations:

  1. Complete the reasonable accommodations form on the ESDS Student Accommodations Portal
  2. Submit appropriate documentation confirming your disability.  Learn more about documentation guidelines 
  3. Connect with ESDS staff to schedule an initial appointment. 

 Contact Information and Office Hours:

 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5 p.m. Additional hours available on special request.  

 Email:     Phone: 410-706-5889

ESDS Office Closures

ESDS Testing Center: May 20-May 21, 2024

Memorial Day: May 27, 2024

Juneteenth: June 19, 2024

Independence Day: July 4, 2024


ESDS Highlights

Returning students: Submit your Spring 2024 schedule on the  ESDS Student Accommodations Portal  


The ESDS Office is searching for student note takers for the Summer 2024 semester. Learn more


Police/Emergency Communication For Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students

Police emergency center - TTD/TTY number is 410-706-3416.

Deaf Addiction Services at Maryland Department of Psychiatry, Public Safety offers the deaf community a tool to contact the police using their face-2-face app on their phone (apps such as P3 Mobile, ntouch, Convo) to contact an Interpreter to then contact 410-706-3333 which is UP Public Safety emergency line. 

An email address is to communicate to the police dispatchers.