Student Equity and Disability Support provides services for students who need ongoing support with their studies. We understand that adjustments to learning and assessment are sometimes required to allow all students to reach their full potential. Learn more about the services we provide, how to find support and how to register with us.
We can offer Special Consideration if your studies are affected by unexpected circumstances such as sudden illness, accident or bereavement where the duration of impact is less than six weeks.Learn more
How to apply for unexpected circumstances
Find out more about how to apply for Special Consideration (unexpected circumstances). You will need your University of Melbourne username and password.Learn more
We may be able to support you if your studies are affected by ongoing circumstances such as a disability, a health condition or an official commitment. Learn more about ongoing support and the services we provide.Learn more
How to register for ongoing support
Find out about supporting documents and how to register for ongoing support. You will need your University of Melbourne username and password.Learn more
Privacy, policy and legislation
Find out more about privacy and policy at the University of Melbourne and how we protect your personal information.View
Preparing for study
Learn more about accessibility, library and campus resources to prepare for study at the University of Melbourne. You can also view our Disability Action Plan.View
General Student Services
Connect with a range of student services at the University of Melbourne. Find out more about Stop 1, counselling and health services, scholarships and support for Indigenous students.View
Further information and advice about equity and disability from peak community organisations.View
As a member of staff, you may find yourself needing further advice on student support options. The following information relates to services, support, referrals and equity and disability advising.
Standards for Equity Support
Learn more about standards for equity and disability support at the University of Melbourne in relation to staff, students and the wider University community.Learn more
Advice for teaching staff
As a member of staff, you can access guides written by students with disabilities and find advice on approaching equity and disability with students.Learn more
Interested in a course but not yet applied?
We encourage you to find out more about who we support and the services we provide. You can also contact us to discuss your needs with a Student Equity Adviser. You can speak with us at any stage, even before you apply.
Any information you share with us is strictly confidential and subject to relevant privacy laws.
Received an offer and require support?
If you have applied for a course and have received an offer, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your support options. You can speak with us before or after you accept your offer.
If you require support for a disability, please contact us before the start of semester to allow time for support preparation. We recommend six to eight weeks’ notice.
Recently enrolled students
Please register online with your student login details.