Office of Disability Services


Office Update

During this unprecedented time, the Western Oregon University Office of Disability Services remains dedicated to delivering an excellent education to all its students. While our physical office is closed, our staff are still eager to answer your questions remotely. We will work to ensure every student stays on track toward graduation even as we all adjust to this current reality.

Please contact the Office of Disability Services staff through one of the methods listed below. We will get back to you right away!


Business Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

503-838-8250 (voice)

We are also available through Email

or Google Hangouts 

Disability Services –

WOU Video


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.


Office Hours

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

Closed on Campus Holidays

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"
  • Accessible Map (elevators, parking, ramps, and restrooms)
  • To request an interpreter, please fill out the INTERPRETER REQUEST FORM
  • WOLF RIDE - Western Oregon University provides free, reliable, and accessible shuttle services to students

an image of the Wolf Ride van


Office of Disability Services

Voice: (503) 838-8250 | VideoPhone: (503) 512-5258 | Fax: (503) 838-8721 | | Location: APSC Room 405 | 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 at least 3 business days in advance. To request an interpreter, please fill out the INTERPRETER REQUEST FORM."