Student Affairs

Disability Resources for Students (DRS)

DRS COVID-19 FAQs for Students and Faculty

Please also visit the UW DRS COVID-19 web page for more FAQs and resources.

Is DRS open?

In order to increase precautionary health measures, we are aligning with the university message and all student appointments are being held via phone/video/email. Our office in Founders Hall (UW1) will be physically closed until further notice but staff will be available remotely for questions and meetings. We will maintain remote meetings until further notice.

How can I contact DRS?

UW Bothell DRS can be reached at uwbdrs@uw.edu, and additional FAQs and resources can be found on the UW DRS COVID-19 web pageStudents and Faculty can log into their myDRS profiles as usual to send and review accommodations requests.

  • Rosa J. Liu, M.Ed., Assistant Director
  • Alice LeFlore, M.A., Coordinator

Will exams be administered in person by DRS?

No. All exams should be administered online by faculty. Faculty are responsible to administer all curriculum and exams and provide maximum flexibility to students. Faculty and students are welcome to consult with DRS.


Student FAQs

 

How do I access my online classes?

How will I receive my extended time for online tests?

  • Your professors will extend time for your online exams if you use myDRS to request your alternative testing accommodation in their class.
  • If you are unable to test at the regular class time due to a scheduling conflict with another class, work with your professor to agree on an alternative time.
  • You do not need to schedule test time in the DRS Alternative Testing Center.

I don't have accommodations for disability yet, how do I request them?


Faculty FAQs

Faculty log in to myDRS profile.

Faculty log in to myDRS profile.

How do I change my class to an online format?

How do I make my online format accessible?

How do extended time and breaks for exams work in an online format?

  • If your student has extra time on exams, your online exam must be extended per their accommodation.
  • If your student has breaks during exams, add in their total break time to their exam, if there is no way for the student to stop and start.

Mission Statement

Embedded in the core values of the University of Washington is a commitment to ensuring access to a quality higher education experience for a diverse student population. Disability Resources for Students (DRS) recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity that is integral to society and to our campus community. DRS serves as a partner in fostering an inclusive and equitable environment for all University of Washington students.

Contact Information

Rosa J. Liu, M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Veterans Services & Disability Resources for Students

  • Email: uwbdrs@uw.edu
  • Phone: 425.352.5307
  • Fax: 425.352.5114
  • Location: Founders Hall in the Counseling Center: Lower Level of Building UW1, Room 080

We're sorry, fax and in-person communication are not available while staff are working remotely due to COVID-19.

 

Students

Login to your myDRS profile using your NetID to send accommodation notifications to your professors and review your eligibilities. 

Student login to myDRS

 

Schedule an appointment with a counselor online at the link below or call 425.352.3183. 

Schedule appointment

 

Request accommodations for disability by submitting the online new student application and uploading your documentation of disability with your application.

Apply for services

 

Faculty

Login to your myDRS profile using your UW NetID to review accommodations requests from your students.

 

Faculty login to myDRS


DRS Alternative Testing Center

COVID-19 UPDATE

To protect the health of all students, faculty, and staff all classes and exams will be held online during Spring quarter and the DRS Alternative Testing Center will be closed.

 

Complaint Resolution Resources

The University of Washington is committed to providing equality of opportunity and an environment that fosters respect for all members of the University community. If you are having difficulty with a person, office or department at the University of Washington and believe you have or may be experiencing mistreatment or discrimination on the basis of your disability, click here for resources to get assistance