Shammah Bermudez, Ed.D. Director of Disability Services provides oversight to the department, meets with students and monitors campus compliance with federal and state legislation. Shammah’s office is located in the lower level of Kagin. Email him at

Josie Hurka, Disability Services Coordinator, is the first welcome/contact for most students.  She assists in intakes, scheduling, the arrangement of accommodations including accessible texts and notetakers. She also manages many of the detailed daily operations of Disability Services. Josie’s office is located in the basement of Kagin Room 004.  Stop by or email:  or disabilityservices@macalester.edu .

Shayne Fettig-Hughes, Case Manager, provides support for academic and non-academic accommodations, assists with determining reasonable accommodations and assists in the coordination of Disability Services activities and events.  Her office is located in Kagin Basement, Room 007.  Email her make an appointment: 

Julie Lucking, Department Coordinator for the (MAX) Macalester Academic Excellence Center, coordinates approved testing accommodations. Julie may be found in Kagin 102. Email 

Brad Belbas, AIA for Social Sciences, Information Technology Services provides support with Assistive Technology of all sorts and meets with students to both advise and educate on technology systems. Brad’s office is Carnegie 04H. Brad can be reached at