NEW Student/Faculty/Staff Registration

NEW STUDENTS/FACULTY/STAFF WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED AN INTAKE WITH DSS WILL COMPLETE THE STEPS BELOW

Schedule an intake appointment to be completed with DSS Staff

  • Intakes can be scheduled by calling the DSS office at 256-765-4214 

COMPLETING NEW STUDENT/FACULTY/STAFF ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION

Go to https://augusta.accessiblelearning.com/UNA/

1. Login - You will enter your login (email) and password (same login and email you use to login to the UNA portal/banner)

This will take you to the Home Screen which will display the Online Student/Faculty/Staff Application. There will be two different drop down boxes to select your start term and your expected graduation term.  Faculty and Staff do not need to make a selection. There will also be text boxes for you to enter your personal information (name, email address, etc.)

2. Complete the ApplicationSAVE OFTEN as you are entering your Personal Information because the system will time out!!!

  • Email address USE ONLY YOUR UNA EMAIL ADDRESS
  • Include your STUDENT NUMBER (L00)
  • Complete the application as professionally as possible (captilize where appropriate)

3. Submit Documentation

NOTE: If you do not have documentation available, CONTINUE to register by completing as much of the form as possible & complete your intake appointment with DSS Staff

4. Complete the Impact Statement and submit by uploading into DSS PORTAL

  • This gives you the opportunity to share in your own words how you are affected by having a disability and to state what accommodation you are requesting and why
  • IMPACT STATEMENT (form

After you complete the registration in DSS PORTAL, it may take up to 48 hours to receive an email from DSS confirming your registration with the office. If you do not receive confirmation stating your application has been received, contact the DSS Office at 256-765-4214. 

Accommodations will be approved after review by various Disability Support Services Committee review panels.

  • The DSS review panels consist of appointed professional faculty and staff across campus, including a medical professional and a licensed professional counselor. All disability eligibility and accommodation decisions on higher education campuses are made on an individual case-by-case basis.
  • Information on the Student Appeal and Grievance Procedure can be found here

After your accommodations are approved, you will meet with DSS staff to review approved accommodations

  • You may arrange the meeting through DSS PORTAL or call the DSS office at 256-765-4214 to discuss any further questions or concerns regarding your accommodations.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the DSS Office directly at 256-765-4214 or dss@una.edu.  The DSS staff is more committed than ever in assisting you through this new process.