About Us

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Mission Statement

The Office of Student Disability Services provides educational opportunities for individuals with disabilities through equal access, empowerment, support, resources, advocacy, collaboration and outreach throughout the University and community. 

Staff
Dr. Laventrice S. Ridgeway, Director
lsridgeway@southalabama.edu 
Mario Sheats, M.S., Assistant Director
sheats@southalabama.edu 
Eric Light, M.S., Coordinator, Accommodated Testing & Support
elight@southalabama.edu

Michael Evers, M.P.A., Coordinator, Sensory Impairment Technology
michaelevers@southalabama.edu

Greta Washington, Secretary
gwashington@southalabama.edu 

Front Desk
disabilityservices@southalabama.edu

Schedule Appointment

We are located in the Educational Services building, Suite 19. Our walk-in hours are from 1:30pm-2:30pm on Mondays. This is subject to change without notification. Navigating to our office from University Boulevard, turn onto USA South Drive and proceed to turn right onto Student Services Drive, following the curve and taking the first left into our parking lot. The address is Student Disability Services, The University of South Alabama, ESB, 320 Alumni Circle, Suite 19. Mobile, Alabama 36688.