The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities.
The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.
When you contact us, please provide the following pieces of information with your request:
- Your name and contact information and today’s date
- The name of person/persons needing services
- Dates of Srvice
- Start-time for Service
- End-time for Service
- Location (building & room)
- Details of assignment (including the title of the event if any, the nature of the event, e.g. lecture, presentation, meeting, concert, staff retreat, training).
- Type of service requested
For general disability accommodation requests, contact us at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For interpreting, captioning, amplification services and TTYs contact the Coordinator of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services at: Phone/V: 206-543-1415, TTY: 206-543-6452, or via email at email@example.com.
If you are unable to speak directly with a DSO staff member, please provide us with your complete contact information so that we can get back to you as quickly as possible.
Campus Accessibility and Parking
The Access Guide for Persons with Disabilities contains maps with detailed descriptions of access to Seattle campus facilities. If you need additional assistance or information, contact the Disability Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 206-543 543.6450 (voice)/206.543.6452 (TTY) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Applying for a Job at the University of Washington
To request disability accommodation during the application and/or interview process, such as sign language interpreting or materials in Braille or other alternative format, call the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice) or 206-543-6452 (TTY) or email us at email@example.com.
University job openings are posted on the web. If you have questions about the application process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-543-2544 (voice) or 206-685-2832 (TTY) for assistance.
Accommodation at the UW Medical Facilities
University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC)
Patients may request disability accommodation by calling the main switchboard at 206-598-3300 (voice).
UW Medical Center Teleservices provides a variety of adaptive equipment for patients who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or who have speech impairments. TTYs (regular print, large print visual display, Braille), amplified headsets, flashing light and vibrating phone alert signalers, and TV decoders are available. To request adaptive equipment, call 206- 598-6970.
Public telephones are located on each floor of the medical center and in the main lobby. TTY pay phones are available in the medical center's lobby on the third floor and in the second floor east entrance.
The main number for UW Medical Center at Roosevelt is 206-598-5700. There are public telephones in the lobby (first floor), including one that is TTY accessible.
Harborview Medical Center (HMC)
To contact the Harborview Medical Center, call the main switchboard at 206-731-3000 (voice) or 206-731-3246 (TTY).