Student looking at accessibility guide. Photographs copyrighted 2009 by Cecile Abigail Adre. Used with permission.


Parent Resources

Each resource section below details some facet of this transition and may answer many of the questions you have.

  1. For information on how Marquette provides services to students with disabilities, visit the Office of Disability Services publication, "Accessibility at Marquette University," located in the Policies and Procedures section of this Web site.
  2. Go to the Organization and Information Resources page which includes links to a very helpful Office of Civil Rights publication on high school to college transition, along with a link to a humorous, but informative piece from the University of Montana, "Toto, I Have a Feeling We're Not in High School Anymore."
  3. If your son or daughter used assistive technology in high school, the Assistive Technology page lists the technology resources available at Marquette along with links to other sites with free downloadable programs or information on their technology products that may be useful for college level work.

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact our office.


Our Mission

Marquette University's Office of Disability Services is dedicated to providing equal access within the classroom setting, through the determination of appropriate accommodations, for students with documented disabilities. ODS promotes accessibility awareness through collaboration with campus partners, the development of student self-advocacy, and through consultation with the broader community. Guided by the university's mission, we strive to support the Marquette community in their efforts to educate all students on campus.