Student Disability Services
- Who We Are
- Appointments and Opening Times
- Who We Support
- Prospective Students
- International Students
- Disabled Students' Allowance
- Financial Support
- Special Examination Arrangements
- SEnIT Suite
- Disclosure and Confidentiality
- Information For Staff
- Contact Us
- Study Skills Information Sheets
- Support Workers for Disabled Students
- Union Support for Disabled Students
Arranging Support At UCL
If you declare a disability on your application to UCL and accept an offer, you will be asked to complete an Applicant Support Questionnaire (ASQ) – so that you can tell us what support you might need to complete your studies successfully. This will help us plan your support and respond effectively to your needs while you’re at UCL.
We will ask you to provide us with as much information as possible. This is to help us organise your support prior to your arrival. We will need supporting documentation regarding your disability before support can be arranged. The type of documentation that we need will depend on your individual circumstances, but may for example be a letter from your GP, doctor or specialist, – or a psychologist’s report. If you are unsure of what supporting documentation to provide, please contact Student Disability Services.
If you have indicated that you have a disability on your UCAS application form, please be aware that you can talk to your academic department or Student Disability Services at any point during your course. However, we strongly advise you to contact Student Disability Services as early as possible so that support can be put in place from the start. To arrange the most appropriate and suitable support for you, the team needs to know details of your circumstances and support requirements as soon as possible.
The information you pass on is confidential. We will only share it with other UCL staff on a need-to-know basis and only if you give your consent. If you are concerned about disclosure, please contact Student Disability Services in confidence for advice.