For other Western Washington University disability related programs and services, including a campus accessibility map, please refer to the University's Disability Resources website. A map of current construction projects on campus can be found here.
Western’s Emergency Evacuation Guidelines for People with Disabilities are located on the Environmental Health & Safety website under Section 2 of the Safety Information Book. Guidelines for assisting persons with disabilities in an emergency are included.
Western Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Washington State Anti-Discrimination Law, Western Washington University requires that no qualified person will be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program or activity operated by the University because of disability.
The Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Dr. Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, serves as Western Washington University’s American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator. In this capacity, she receives accommodation requests regarding campus access issues. Students with disabilities requesting accommodations utilize the disAbility Resources for Students office. Employees who would like to request accommodations should contact WWU's Disability Services.
ADA Access Accommodation
The ADA Coordinator has responsibilities related to employment, program and facility access issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individual departments are responsible to list their phone numbers when publicizing programs, in order for people with disabilities (faculty, staff, students or the public) to request an accommodation. For further information and assistance regarding an accommodation for architectural access, or to remove barriers to access on campus, please contact the ADA Coordinator by email or by phone at (360) 650-3307.