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Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)

Southampton Assessment and Study Services provide needs assessments for students eligible for the Disabled Students Allowance.

If you have applied for Disabled Students Allowance and been told to arrange a DSA study needs assessment, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

  • Email:
  • Phone or text: 07837 553841 (phones will be answered between 8.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Phone: 02380 001758
  • Post: SASS, Unity 12, 9-19 Rose Rd, Southampton SO14 6TE
  • General enquiry form

We currently have waiting times for appointments of two working days, or less.

Offices will not be open unless you have made specific arrangements to meet with an assessor or an administrator.

  • Southampton (Rose Road) - Unity 12, Rose Rd, Southampton SO14 6TE

  • Southampton Central - Ground Floor 24, Arena Business Centre, Threefield House, Threefield Lane, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 3LP

  • Bournemouth - Bourne Space, 23 Hinton Rd, Bournemouth BH1 2EF

  • Chichester Central - Chichester Enterprise Centre (Basepoint) Unit 11, Terminus Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8TX

  • Bognor Regis - Business Incubation Centre, Bognor Regis Campus of University of Chichester PO21 1HR

  • Winchester - Unit 45 at the Basepoint Business Centre, 1 Winnall Valley Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 0LD

The cost of your assessment of need is paid from the General Allowance of your DSA . Southampton Assessment and Study Services Ltd will send an invoice directly to your DSA funding body after your assessment report been completed. You will not personally be asked to make any payment for your assessment of need.