Disability Resources and Services

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Mission Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to an inclusive and accessible campus environment.  It is the mission of Disability Resources & Services (DRS) to fulfill this commitment by partnering with individuals with disabilities and the University community to provide equal access to employment, classes, programs, and activities.

Vision Statement:

Our vision is to become the most inclusive University where individuals with disabilities are integrated as completely as possible, empowering them to achieve their greatest potential.

Value Statements:

DRS values the individual uniqueness and personal experiences of individuals with disabilities understanding that disability is a fundamental aspect of diversity.

DRS empowers individuals with disabilities by identifying and minimizing barriers to equal access.

DRS provides individualized accommodations and services through a holistic approach that fosters full participation and active engagement at the University.

DRS cultivates disability awareness through collaboration and communication with university stakeholders and community partners.

DRS promotes Universal design as an opportunity to sustainably reduce barriers in the University environment, decreasing the need for disability accommodations, and encouraging a culture of inclusion for all.

Get Started with DRS

For students seeking accommodations on campus, apply for services, view required documentation guidelines and intake documents, and understand your rights and responsibilities.


Review accommodations and watch a video on how to request your accommodations each academic semester you require them.


Access resources for accessible event planning, assistive technology, transportation, learning supports, and more.


Understand your rights as a student or faculty with regard to disclosing a disability, confidentiality, grievance procedures, and more.

Contact DRS

Access our contact information and submit an inquiry to DRS.

Portal Login

Access established student and current faculty portals.

Workplace Accommodations for Employees

Review procedures for University employees when requesting workplace accommodations on the basis of a disability.