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COVID-19 Updates

Updated September 28, 2020 at 10:03am

Is DRS open?

DRS Tacoma has transitioned all advising & services online – all appointments are currently remote (via phone/video/email). Our office in the Mattress Factory Building will be closed to the public until further notice, but coordinators and staff are available remotely for questions and meetings during our regular business hours.

Is the Mattress Factory Building open?

The Mattress Factory Building is closed and accessible via Husky Card to UW students, staff, and faculty who have been given access to the building (for example, people who work in the building during normal operations). The building will remain secured until further notice. Our services and staff are available online and by phone.

Is DRS offering testing services for Fall quarter?

DRS will not be proctoring or administering any exams this quarter. Course instructors are responsible for working with DRS students to provide their testing accommodations for exams. Refer to the DRS COVID-19 Resources for guidance on the most common accommodations.

Where do I find current info from the University?

For updates on the University’s response to COVID-19 as well as information for students, please visit www.uw.edu/coronavirus.

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is dedicated to ensuring access and inclusion for all students with disabilities on the UW Tacoma campus.

Any enrolled student at UW Tacoma who has an appropriately documented physical, emotional, or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities (including walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working), is eligible for services from DRS.

Learn more by browsing this website, then make an appointment with us if you are are current or prospective UW Tacoma student who may may be eligible for accommodations.  

The University of Washington Tacoma wants every student, staff member and visitor to be able to enjoy our beautiful campus and get where they need to go without frustration. Should you encounter any barriers on campus, please follow this link to report a barrier to access: https://facilities.uw.edu/form/ada-barrier

We look forward to meeting you!

To request disability accommodation, including American Sign Language interpretation, contact the Disability Resources for Students office at 253-692-4508, drsuwt@uw.edu or submit a request at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/UWTDRS/eventaccess.