Additional University Resources are devoted to enhancing diversity and inclusion in the educational and employment experience, and creating equity and opportunity for, individuals with disabilities.
Campus Accessibility Map
Certificate of Disability Studies
The program for the Disability Studies Certificate is designed to educate people involved in the health, education, social service, and government fields on the public ideologies, policies, and practices that can best promote integrated and productive lives for people with disabilities. Learn more.
Disability Resources and Services (DRS)
The University is committed to providing equal opportunities in higher education to individuals with disabilities. Here at Pitt, Disability Resources and Services (DRS) provides access to many resources and determines reasonable accommodations and services. Learn more.
Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL)
The Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) is a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh, the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and UPMC Health System. HERL is dedicated to wheelchair and mobility research, specifically by improving the mobility and function of people with disabilities through advanced engineering in clinical research and medical rehabilitation. HERL also studies athletics in rehabilitation, assistive living spaces, the efficiency of wheelchair transfers, clinician training, and force and vibration on wheelchair users. Learn more.