Accessibility Procedures

To all OSWD Students:

If you are experiencing difficulties on campus with accessibility, please follow these procedures in order to get assistance from the appropriate offices:

 

  1. For challenges with architectural barriers such as crosswalks that are not aligned with curb cuts, challenges with ramps, pathways, crosswalks, roadways, edges or crosswalk markings, doors that are too narrow for wheelchair access, or wheelchair lifts that are broken, please email facilities@gallaudet.edu (Facilities Service Center) and send a Cc: patricia.tesar@gallaudet.edu

  2. If you are having challenges with accessing buildings such as opening doors, or with push plate issues such as buttons on the doors that do not work, please email dps.locksmith@gallaudet.edu (Department of Safety and Security) and Cc: patricia.tesar@gallaudet.edu

  3. If you are having challenges accessing tables, chairs, or desks in your classroom, please email your OSWD counselor for assistance and Cc: patricia.tesar@gallaudet.edu

  4. If you are having accessibility challenges in the dormitory environment, please email susan.hanrahan@gallaudet.edu or nikki.surber@gallaudet.edu and Cc: patricia.tesar@gallaudet.edu

OSWD will follow up on all student concerns. You, too, are encouraged to meet with your OSWD counselor and follow up with the above departments with regard to your requests.

Gallaudet University is working diligently to increase accessibility for students with disabilities and looks forward to working with you on these issues. I would be happy to communicate with you in person or via email at patricia.tesar@gallaudet.edu should you have any questions or concerns that
you need responded to immediately.

Thank you.

Sincerely, Patty Tesar, OSWD

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