Students with Disabilities

The Institutional ADA Office in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) of 2008 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is responsible for ensuring that students with disabilities are afforded and provided reasonable accommodations.

This office will be proactive in engaging in the interactive process and will maintain the highest level of confidentiality. See  Institutional Handbook of Operating Procedures 7.1.1 Students With Disabilities Act for more information.

Why we are here:

To address any and all requests for ADA accommodations inclusive of but not limited to academic testing accommodations, medical leave of absences and/or temporarily disabling conditions that may require some level of accommodations.

Mission Statement:

The Institutional ADA Office is committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for all students who choose to attend UTMB.

Location and Contact information:

Main Office
E-mail: Student ADA Office
Fax: (409)747-2527

Lela Lockett-Ware, OT, CDMS
Institutional ADA Officer
Lee Hage Jamail Student Center, Room 2.110  (2nd floor)
Office: (409) 747-4818

Tammie J. Collins, MBA, MS
Deputy ADA Officer
Lee Hage Jamail Student Center, Room 2.118  (2nd floor)
Office: (409) 266-1675

Mailing address:
Institutional ADA Officer
c/o UTMB Office of Student Services
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1316

Lee Hage Jamail Student Center

Mailing Address:
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1316
(409) 747-9055
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