Register with DSS

Disability Support Service

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Registering with the Disability Support Service

Students studying in UCC can register with the Disability Support Service in order to receive the educational supports they need during their time in UCC.

To register with the Disability Support Service:

1 - You must complete the DSS registration on your MyStudentAdmin page.

2 -You will then receive two emails: one confirming that your registration has commenced and another requesting you to submit your medical verification on the DSS Medical Verification Upload Form.

3 - After you have submitted your medical verification you will be sent the Code of Practice and you must confirm that you have read and understood it.

4 - You will then be asked to complete a brief compulsory form for funding purposes.

5 - After you have completed these steps you will receive the booking link to meet virtually with the relevant advisor.

6 - The Needs Assessment will take place via Microsoft Teams and relevant supports will be identified.

7 - You will be sent a copy of your needs assessment and relevant supports will be put in place.

Registering with DSS Infographic

This infographic shows the process of registerin with the DSS.    Needs Assessment Infographic

Code of Practice

Below is an example copy of the Code of Practice which will be emailed to you during the registration process:

Code of Practice



Medical Verification

The link below details the relevant medical verification required for each category of disability in order to register:


Disability Support Service

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Room 1.43, Access and Participation, First Floor, The Hub, Main Campus, University College Cork., T12 YF78