Disability Resources for Students

Disability Resources for Students

Welcome to Disability Resources for Students (DRS), a unit within the Division of Student Life. DRS is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities on the Seattle campus enrolled in our undergraduate, graduate, professional, Evening Degree and Access programs for over 38 years. DRS serves 2,000+ students with either temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities. Students partner with our office to establish services for their access and inclusion on campus.

myDRS login

Current DRS students log into myDRS

New student application

Click above to apply for DRS services

Talk to a DRS Counselor

Prospective or current students will have the opportunity to speak with a DRS counselor without an appointment during Counselor on Duty (COD) hours. COD hours are designed for questions that can be addressed in 15 minutes or less. If the question is complex, an appointment will be scheduled for another day, phone questions are welcome.

Counselor on Duty (COD) hours

  • June 20th to Sept 8th: Mon/Wed 10am-12pm & Tues/Thur 1-3pm

DRS Facebook page

Come check us out and “like” us if you want updates to events and office information: https://www.facebook.com/uwdrs/

myDRS Student Guide

Learn how to navigate and use the online system. Check out the myDRS student guide here.

Important Summer Quarter Dates

To make a timely request for specific accommodations, review the Request Timeline page.

  • Summer 2016 Full Term/A-Term Starts: June 20th
  • Summer 2016 B Term Starts: July 21st
  • Early Fall Start begins: August 23rd
  • Deadline for new student Housing Accommodations for 2016-2017: June 15th

UW Housing Accommodations

For more information on the housing accommodation process or to submit a request go to our UW Housing page above or click UW Housing Disability Accommodations.

Career Development and Students with Disabilities

Recent changes in federal legislation regarding employment are benefiting people with disabilities now more than ever. DRS, Career Services and DO-IT are partnering on creating resources and information as you embark on your transition to work after the UW.

Online Document Conversion Tool

DRS and UW IT Accessibility Technology Services are piloting a free web based tool for students, staff and faculty to convert their own documents into an alternative format. It is called the Document Conversion Service and it is free to the UW campus.

Events & Opportunities 

View the collection of current UW workshops, internships, scholarships, job opportunities and other items on our UW Events & Opportunities page.

Meet our Staff

List of current DRS Staff and contact information is available at the meet our staff page.