- Seattle Campus Services & Access
- Student Services
- Faculty Resources - Teaching Students With Disabilities
- Accessible Events, Meetings & Conferences
- Community Resources
Building and Facilities
- Access Guide
- Seattle campus and building accessibility, including locations of accessible entrances, rest rooms, elevators, parking and accessible routes of travel on campus.
- Accessibility barrier reporting
- Seattle campus shuttle service for persons with mobility impairments.
- Disability Parking
- Disability parking information for faculty, staff, students and visitors
- Emergency Evacuation for Persons with Disabilities
- Intramural Activities (IMA) Building - Accessibility
- Libraries - UW Libraries Services for Users with Disabilities
- Health Sciences Library - Services For Users with Disabilities
Communications and Computing
- Access Technology Lab
- The Access Technology Lab provides resources to improve access to computing resources for University of Washington students, faculty, and staff including: access for blind users via speech output or braille; magnification of the screen for people with low vision; alternatives to the standard keyboard and mouse; use of speech recognition software as a writing tool and accessories to make computer use more comfortable. Staff are available to assist in training on the adaptive equipment and software.
- Classroom Technology and Events
- Classroom Technology and Events (CTE) provides comprehensive media support and services to students, faculty and staff at the University of Washington. Our department offers a full range of audio and video expertise to the campus community while also working with students, faculty and staff to enhance classrooms with new technologies for improved information presentations and student learning outcomes. Further, we actively promote a diverse workplace that embraces the potential of individuals and is intellectually open to all ideas, people and groups.
- University Office TTY numbers
- TTY Pay Phones on Campus
Academic Programs and Research Centers
- Center for Disability Policy and Research
- The mission of the Center for Disability Policy and Research is to shape disability policy and service delivery through research, policy analysis, training and dissemination of information.
- Center on Human Development and Disability
- The Center on Human Development and Disability makes important contributions to the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families, through a comprehensive array of research, clinical services, training, community outreach, and dissemination activities.
- Center for Technology and Disability Studies
- The UW Center for Technology and Disability Studies is an interdisciplinary program focusing on research, education, advocacy and informatics related to assistive technology and accessible information systems.
- Disability Studies at the University of Washington
- Disability Studies is an interdisciplinary field informed by the arts, humanities, and social sciences that investigates, enhances, and compliments society's understanding of disability by incorporating social, cultural, historical, political, legal and educational perspectives.
- DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment. The DO-IT website provides a wealth of resources for students with disabilities, K-12 educators, post-secondary, faculty, and administrators, librarians, employers, and parents and mentors
- UW Seattle Disability Resources for Student (DRS)
- DRS coordinates academic accommodations for enrolled students with documented disabilities. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis and may include classroom relocation, sign language interpreters, recorded course materials, note taking, and priority registration.
- UW Bothell Disability Support Services (DSS)
- DSS Bothell provides services to students who are enrolled at the University of Washington Bothell campus. Academic accommodations, if reasonable and appropriate, are provided to students with a documented permanent or temporary physical, emotional, or sensory disability.
- UW Tacoma Disability Support Services (DSS)
- DSS Tacoma functions as the focal point for coordination of services for students with disabilities on the Tacoma campus.
Faculty Resources - Teaching Students with Disabilities
- CIDR - Disability as Diversity
- Working Together: Teaching Assistants and Students with Disabilities
- DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment. The DO-IT website provides a wealth of resources for students with disabilities, K-12 educators, post-secondary, faculty, and administrators, librarians, employers, and parents and mentors.
Accessible Events, Meetings & Conferences
- UW Accommodation statements for all events, meetings and conference announcements
- Universal Design of Conference Exhibits and Presentations
- Information Regarding Conferences' Responsibility for Providing Accommodations
- Washington State Department of Transportation
- Accessible travel - including transit services & wheelchair-accessible van rental.
- Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
- The mission of the DVR is "to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment."
- The Washington State Department of Services for the Blind (DSB)
- The State rehabilitation agency that offers assistance to persons who are blind or visually impaired.
- Links to Washington State disability resources.