Accessibility Services

Services for Students with Disabilities

University of Western States recognizes its responsibility to provide equal access to opportunity for persons with disabilities under section 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended (2008).  All members of the university community work together to ensure equal access for students with disabilities so that they may participate fully in their education experience at the university.

Students receiving accommodations through the UWS office of student services are expected to follow the Student Code of Conduct and for all requests for accommodation to be timely.

The office of student services consults with students to determine eligibility and authorizes all accommodations prior to a student receiving them.

For further information on applying for accommodations, please contact the office of student services by phone 503-251-2802 or by email.

Request Test Appointment

Accommodated exams may be scheduled by sending a request to Please include the following information:

  • Exam date
  • Exam time start and finish
  • Instructor’s name
  • Course name
  • Exam name: “Test 2”, “Midterm 1”, “Quiz 3”, etc.

Please email if you have any questions about exam accommodations.