Please note: As the university is currently functioning under a limited business operations plan, the ODS office is currently closed and staff are working remotely from home. 

The Office of Disability Services’ limited operations plan is available online.

Location and Contact Information

We are located at 1000 Houser Hall.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 4:45pm (except University holidays and campus closures).  The main office is closed from 12:00pm – 1:00pm daily (this does not apply to the ODS Testing Center).  Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment in order to ensure a staff member is available.

ODS can be contacted in the following ways:

  • E-mail: ods@ua.edu
  • Phone: (205) 348-4285
  • Fax: (205) 348-0804
  • Mailing address:

Office of Disability Services
1000 Houser Hall
Box 870185
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0185


ODS Staff

For general questions or inquiries about ODS services, please e-mail ods@ua.edu

 

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Vanessa Goepel, MA, LPC-S

Director

vanessa.goepel@ua.edu

Brittany Gregg, MA, LPC

Assistant Director

brittany.gregg@ua.edu

Dashauna Ballard, MPH

COVID-19 Accommodations Specialist

dmballard@ua.edu

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Amy Hagedorn, CCC-SLP

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist

amy.hagedorn@ua.edu

Charles Kransberger, MA, CRC

Accommodations Specialist

ckkransberger@ua.edu

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Marion Stevens, MA, MLIS

Accommodations Specialist

marion.stevens@ua.edu

Joy Ufomadu, MA, CRC

Accommodations Specialist

jcufomadu@ua.edu

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Donna Marlowe

Testing Manager

donna.marlowe@ua.edu

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Amanda Bulls

Testing Coordinator

amanda.bulls@ua.edu

Anthony Vanslambrouck

amvanslambrouck@ua.edu

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Michelle Reedy

Office Manager

mareedy@ua.edu

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Jamie Jenkins

Office Associate

jjenkins4@ua.edu