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.

Accessible Services

Western Oregon University provides a free, reliable, and accessible, shuttle service to students of Western Oregon University. Visit their page for more information. 


Poster Statement

"If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 72 hours in advance."







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Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM (PST). Close on Holidays. 



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