University at Albany

Medically Based Housing Requests

All medically based housing requests should start with UAlbany's Disability Resource Center. All medical requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the following semester in order to allow time for the gathering of all information.

Medical based housing requests are rarely granted so please plan accordingly. 

At a minimum the following information is required:

A typed letter from the student’s treating provider, which includes:
  a) The diagnosis.
  b) Current treatment.
  c) Length of treatment of condition by the physician providing the letter.
  d) Anticipated benefit of requested accommodations.

Please review the following documents regarding the additional medical information which may be required.

Gastrointestinal Requests

Respiratory (Allergy/Asthma) Requests

Psychological Requests