Modified on Wed, 08 May 2024 at 02:39 PM



Penn is committed to providing equal access to qualified students with documented disabilities. A student’s disability status and reasonable accommodations are individually determined based upon disability documentation and related information gathered through the intake process.

Student Disabilities Services

Provides comprehensive, professional services and programs for students who self-identify with disabilities to ensure equal academic opportunities and participation in University-sponsored programs. 

If you have a disability and want to request accommodation contact the Office of Student Disabilities Services (SDS) and schedule an appointment.


Canvas provides a user experience that is easy, simple, and intuitive. Special attention has been paid to making Canvas screen-readable. The Rich Content Editor encourages users to create accessible content pages (i.e. text formatting is accomplished using styles). Canvas is designed to allow limited customization of colors and schemes to be accessible for all users.

Read the Accessibility Statement from Canvas to see how the LMS at Penn is committed to providing a system that is usable by everyone.

Support Services for Well-Being

As a Penn student, you have access to many support services for well-being, including counseling, public safety, and more. To learn more, please consult the Student Resources page on the Penn LPS Online website.

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