COVID-19 and FAQs

DSS Mitigation plan for COVID-19

Disability Services for Students continues to have a firm commitment toward the safety of students, staff, and the constituencies we serve. Read our mitigation plan.

For faculty: Making electronic course content accessible

Our faculty resources page includes key points on making electronic course content accessible. This includes Ally for Moodle, how to set up extended test times in Moodle, and the campus contacts for captioning.

COVID-19 and Remote instruction accommodation

For those who have underlying health concerns related to COVID-19, students should work with their advisors to select the courses that allow remote instruction. Disability Services can provide a verification letter to eligible students. Read Remote instruction accommodation

How to register with Disability Services

Initial meetings with coordinators will be conducted by phone or Zoom. To schedule an initial appointment, contact Disability Services at dss@umontana.edu or 406-243-2243.

Our physical office opens but in-person services by appointments only

Our physical office at the Mountain Campus is open. However, in-person services are available on an appointment-only basis. Contact us at dss@umontana.edu or 406-243-2243 for appointments.

How to submit documentation

To obtain a verification letter

Log in to Accommodate and download your verification letter. See Technical Guide. If you are unable to find the letter in Accommodate, email your coordinator. To find staff’s emails, go to Meet Our Team. 

Don't remember who my coordinator is

Check your verification letter. If you are still unsure, contact our office at dss@umontana.edu or 406-243-2243.

Don't remember my approved accommodations

Log in to Accommodate, click Accommodation tab, and then click Application tab. Your approved accommodations are listed on the page. Contact your coordinator with questions.

DSS Testing Center

The DSS Testing Center is open. Eligible students can request testing accommodations and use the DSS Testing Center. We have limited seating due to social distancing. For questions contact DSS Testing Center at dss.testing@mso.umt.edu or 406-243-4216.