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Student Accommodations Manager Version 2 (SAM V2)

The Student Accommodations Manager Version 2 (SAM V2) is an easy-to-use database software that helps postsecondary Disability Service Providers manage student data, accommodaitons, exams, forms, letters, reports, and more.

Log in to the SAM V2 Demo

SAM V2 allows disability service providers to manage and report on:

Getting Started

  • The Disability Service Provider needs to identify a campus Information Technology (IT) Professional who will oversee the installation of SAM V2 and manage persmissions and implementation

Instant Access to the Information You Need

  • SAM V2 is comprised of a number of different tables that allow you to organize, sort, and find student information from individual files to large data sets
  • When asked, you will have disability information, student accommodations, case note history, and contact information right at hand

Report and Communicate All Your Information

  • Transform data by choosing from a host of pre-defined report templates
  • Create your own reports using MySQL
  • SAM V2 offers a sophisticated Find feature that allows you to filter data by multiple fields

Built-in Network Sharing and Permissions

  • Users can login to SAM V2 and access the same student file simultaneously
  • SAM V2 offers levels of access permission so you can determine what your users can do and see


  • The institution is responsible for configuring SAM V2.
    • Configuration is performed by adding or modifying records in the database located under the administration menu
  • To help with implementation, AMAC has developed a SAM V2 Implementation Guide. This document helps the disability service provider identify:
    • The users who will have access
    • The user permissions
    • The multiple-choice field values
    • The list of available accommodations


Pricing, Services, & Technical Support

Required Costs

Cost of SAM V2 and Initial Training

One Payment of $950, AMAC Members $750 (Reduced)

  • Source code for the SAM V2 application and database.
  • Access to the SAM V2 online application documentation.
  • One phone training and one follow-up phone training within 14 days of the purchase. Training may be conducted via web conferencing based on the user(s) needs.
Hosting/User Fees


  • PHP and SAM V2 PHP source code are installed on web server owned and managed by institution.
  • MySQL and SAM V2 MySQL database are installed by the institution on server owned and managed by institution.
  • PHP and MySQL are open source.
Optional Costs

Support Fee


  • Estimated ten hours of support per month.
  • Covers application questions and assistance with report creation.
Customization Fee


  • Covers application customization, import of legacy data, and integration with external systems (i.e. Banner).
  • Cost estimates can be requested
On-Site Customer Training

$1,200/day plus travel costs