Office of Disability Services

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Mission statement

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides reasonable accommodations to ensure that students with disabilities have access to Western Oregon University (WOU) and its programs; through intentional interventions, programs, and services in order that WOU will meet federal requirements, encourage personal growth, and increase effective communication for our students.

Federal Compliance Statement

This office is the official University department to review and house disability documentation as designated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

 

General WOU Accessibility

Poster Statement

"If you require an accommodation to participate in a WOU activity, please notify Disability Services at least 72 hours in advance: 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu."

ODS Syllabus Statement for Faculty

Western Oregon University values diversity and inclusion; we are committed to fostering full participation for all students. Accommodations are collaborative efforts between students, faculty, and the Disability Services’ office.  Please notify me if there are aspects of the instruction or design of this course that result in disability-related barriers to your participation. If you would like to apply for disability related accommodations please contact the Office of Disability Services at: 503-838-8250, Academic Programs Services Center (APSC) 405, ods@wou.edu

WOU Departments 

Office Hours

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM (PST)

Closed on Holidays


CONTACT US

Office of Disability Services

Voice: (503) 838-8250 | VideoPhone: (503) 512-5258 | Fax: (503) 838-8721 | E-mail:ods@wou.edu | Location: APSC room 405 | Opening Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00AM - 5:00PM)

"If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University class or activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 3 business days in advance. To request an interpreter, please fill out the INTERPRETER REQUEST FORM."