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Disability Resources for Students

Disability Resources for Students

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is experiencing a significantly high volume of requests and consultations. Staff are striving to be as timely as possible; however, you may experience a delay in communications. Below is information and resources available on our website you can review any time in case it resolves your current question.

New students:

DRS Applications are being reviewed on a first come, first serve basis at this time. Please review the getting started page to learn more about the process.

Current DRS students

Faculty & Staff

COVID-19 Information

We look forward to working with you, thank you for your patience.

COVID-19 Updates

Updated August 22, 2021

Is DRS open?

DRS plans to provide in person services again to our students starting Monday Sept 13, 2021. We will continue to offer appointments via Zoom or phone for anyone who wishes to do so.

Is Mary Gates Hall open?

Mary Gates Hall will be open to students, faculty, staff and visitors beginning September 13, 2021

Is DRS offering testing services for this quarter?

The DRS office will be open and offer students space to test with us. We will share more details or changes as information is shared by UW administration around how to safely return to in person services. Review the tips to schedule your exam at the following link.

Refer to the DRS COVID-19 Resources for guidance on our plans to return to in person services, Autumn 2021 plans, and general COVID/hybrid guidance on accommodations.

Where do I find current COVID info from the University?

For updates on the University’s response to COVID-19 as well as information for students, please visit

myDRS login

Current DRS students log into myDRS

New student application login

Click above to apply for DRS services

Important Dates in the Quarter

To plan your timely requests for specific accommodations, review the .

You can also review the full list of UW Academic Calendar dates here.

Go to UW academic calendar
(New DRS student calendar download coming soon)

Related campus resources

Not sure whether we’re the exact place you’re looking for? Interested in our other partners here at UW?

Quick Links to commonly used DRS Resources

  1. Getting Started with DRS
  2. Supporting students with disabilities at the UW
  3. Frequently asked questions
  4. Specific UW accommodation information
  5. myDRS Video Tutorials
  6. UW Housing Disability Accommodations
  7. Resource List for Learning Disabilities/ADHD Assessments & Diagnosticians
  8. Career Development and Students with Disabilities
  9. Free Online Document Conversion Tool

Updated 2 April 2020


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