Prospective DRS Students

Accommodations

Types of Accommodations

Academic accommodations are determined for each student on an individual basis. Requested accommodations must be supported by the documented effects of the disability. The following are some common accommodations available through or provided by DRS. This list is not inclusive and the accommodations listed may not apply to the effects of every disability.

  • Accessible Furniture: Students who have mobility or chronic health concerns may request a furniture accommodation. Examples of furniture that may be requested are ADA tables, padded & adjustable chairs, podiums for those that need to stand, stools and similar pieces of furniture. Please contact DRS for assistance with this accommodation.
  • Accessible Instructional Materials, e.g., audio conversion, electronic files, enlarged print, Braille.
  • Alternative testing services, e.g., additional time, use of computer
  • Equipment, e.g., digital recorders, assistive listening devices.
  • Classroom Relocation: Students who have mobility or chronic health concerns may have a room relocation accommodation. A course may be reassigned to another room or building if a student with a mobility or chronic health issue cannot arrive on time during the passing periods or if the building is physically inaccessible. Please contact DRS for assistance with this accommodation.
  • Culture course substitution for foreign language requirements.
  • Disability parking and/or campus shuttle service.
  • Priority registration.
  • Notetaking services.
  • Real-Time captioning.
  • Sign Language Interpreters.

Contact Information

   Rosa Lundborg, M.Ed.

Program Manager
Email: rosal@uw.edu

Alternative Testing

Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu
Phone: 425-352-5426

Phone: 425-352-5307
TDD: 425-352-5303
FAX: 425-352-5114

Location: Student Success Center, UW-1, Rm. 170