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Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity

Division of Student Affairs

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Welcome to SAEO!

We are the designated office on VCU's Monroe Park Campus charged with fostering an environment where all students have equal access to the University's programs, services, and activities.

Important Updates

Fall 2021 Accommodations Letters - Any student who has been approved for accommodations may submit a request for fall accommodation letters starting on Wednesday, 8/4/2021. You will receive a copy of your letter shortly thereafter and should contact your instructors to discuss how your accommodations will be implemented in your classes. 

COVID-19 Accommodations, Questions, and Updates - Visit our  COVID-19 FAQ page for important updates and information about SAEO and VCU operational changes.

Meeting with SAEO - We are open and have resumed our normal operations. If you are interested in connecting with our team, we are available virtually, by phone, or in person. To schedule, please email us at

New Student Access Orientation - As a compliment to New Student Orientation SAEO will be holding our New Student Access Orientation program. These sessions are designed for students interested in disability and accessibility-related supports to help facilitate a smooth transition to VCU. To register and attend one of the sessions, or for additional questions, contact Ricardo Clauden-Cross at The remaining dates are as follows and you 

  • August 12, 3:00 - 3:45

Are you new to SAEO?

If you are an incoming or current student interested in connecting with our team to discuss possible accommodations or disability-related supports or if you have general questions or concerns about accessibility, feel free to contact us at (804) 828-2253 or You can also find answers to many commonly asked questions on our FAQ page.

We encourage you to visit our registration page and start the process of registering with the SAEO office as soon as possible. This is an important and necessary step to help us get to know you and how we may be able to support you during your time at VCU. 

Register with SAEO

Read our FAQs

Are you already registered?

The best way to start a semester off strong is to provide your instructors with a copy of your accommodation letter as soon as possible. Please visit our Accommodation Letters page so we know you would like a copy of your accommodation letter for this semester. 

Now is also a great time to connect with your case manager if you have any questions about your accommodations or general concerns about the semester.

Request your accommodation letter

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