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American University of Nigeria

Disability
Support
Services

DSS's main goal is to guarantee that all qualifying students have unbiased and equitable opportunities to participate in all university offerings, services, and amenities, which aids in the accomplishment of their scholastic objectives.

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Academic requests/services

Encompass classroom arrangement and other academic services

Non-academic requests/services

Include accommodation, dining, community service and involvement, and student employment such as work-study and presidential internship.

Cultivating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment

According to the American University of Nigeria, Yola, a student with a disability is defined as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that significantly limits one or more major life activities. The main goal of DSS, which is located under the Academic Registrar, Student Affairs Department, or Academic Advising Office (or any other relevant institution), is to eliminate barriers and foster an inclusive environment for all students.

Confidentiality

The Disability Support Services Office prioritizes the preservation of confidentiality above all else. The data shared by students with disabilities is safeguarded by stringent confidentiality protocols.

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AUN STUDENT OGHENEMARO ESE-EJAKPOVI SUPPORTS EDUCATION OF PHYSICALLY-CHALLENGED KIDS IN JIMETA

AUN STUDENT OGHENEMARO ESE-EJAKPOVI SUPPORTS EDUCATION OF PHYSICALLY-CHALLENGED KIDS IN JIMETA

On October 10, 2023, AUN software engineering major Mr. Oghenemaro Ese-Ejakpovi visited the Jimeta Deaf Center Academy LCCN Cathedral and Demonstration Primary school in Yola, to support special-needs children. He enrolled three children in the deaf center, paid the fees for a term for four children at the demonstration school, and provided them with uniforms and other learning materials.

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As a development university, community involvement is at the heart of our mission and identity. DSS is profoundly dedicated to nurturing relationships and networks between students with disabilities and the community. This includes fostering connections with other physically challenged individuals within the community. The campus facilities are always open and accessible for the entire community, including those with impairments. Our goal is to establish a welcoming and supportive environment that embraces and includes all our stakeholders. Our aim is to understand and address common challenges together.

Meet The Team

Byron Swanson Bullock
Byron Swanson Bullock

Vice President for Student Life
Dean of Student Affairs
byron.bullock@aun.edu.ng
+234- 805-712-3042

Alvin Orisedavweji Forteta
Alvin Orisedavweji Forteta

Director, Institutional Research Registry
Academic Registrar
forteta.alvin@aun.edu.ng
+234 -913-938-0175