Oregon State University and University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) are committed to providing equitable opportunities to higher education and programs for academically qualified students without regard to physical or mental disability. Read more on the OSU Accessibility website
UHDS seeks to work with students who are eligible to receive accommodations under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disability Act (ADA, amended 2010).
If you are a student with a documented disability and you are considering enrolling at OSU and living on campus, or if you are a currently enrolled student, you should contact Disability Access Services (DAS) as early as possible to receive the full benefit of services available. Services are provided on a case-by-case basis. The types of accommodations provided are dependent on the nature of the student's disability. UHDS works closely with the Disability Access Services (DAS) office in providing housing and dining accommodations that meet individual needs. Students interested in living in accessible spaces in UHDS must first fill out the dietary and disability accommodation request.
University Housing & Dining Services will allow an assistance animal if certain conditions are met. The animal must be necessary for the resident with a disability to have equal access to housing and the accommodation must also be reasonable. An accommodation is unreasonable if it presents an undue financial or administrative burden on the university, poses a substantial and direct threat to personal or public safety or constitutes a fundamental alteration of the nature of the service or program.
Requests for assistance animals in UHDS should be made by:
Statement on Single Room Accommodations:
Requests for a single room as an accommodation based solely on a desire to have a “quiet, undisturbed place to study” will not be granted. By virtue of the shared facilities, resources, and number of people living under one roof, it is not logical to assume that having a private room would provide for such quiet, distraction-free space to any appreciable degree beyond living in a standard double room. Requests for accommodations in a single room based on a documented disability need to be registered and routed through Disability Access Services (DAS).
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the resources below:
Operations Manager for Assignments & Customer Service, UHDS
(541) 737-4771 or (800) 291-4192
Registered Dietitian, UHDS
Director of Disability Access Services