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The Diversity and Access Office oversees compliance with federal and state civil rights statutes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and provides disability-related access information to faculty, staff, students and visitors at Stanford University. Additionally, the Diversity and Access Office is responsible for ensuring Stanford facilities and programs meet all federal, state and local laws regarding equal access for individuals with disabilities. 


Student address at Stanford's 122nd Convocation

Academic and Housing Accommodations

Office of Accessible Education

The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) works with Stanford students with disabilities and provides them with support services and accommodations at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including the professional schools):
Register for accommodations

Voice: (650) 723-1066
TTY: (650) 723-1067
Fax: (650) 725-5301

Non-Academic Accommodations

Students needing accommodations for club sports, dorm activities or accessible transportation to University-sponsored events should contact the Diversity and Access Office.

Grievance/Complaint Resolution Procedure

ADA/Section 504 Grievance Procedure (Student)
This procedure provides a process to address student concerns of potential disability-based discrimination, or the denial of access to disability-related accommodations or services.

Staff and Faculty

Faculty member teaching a Sign Language class

Workplace Accommodations

Administrative Guide: 2.2.7 Requesting Workplace Accommodations For Employees With Disabilities
Admin Guide 2.2.7 outlines the University's policies and procedures regarding employee requests for disability-related accommodations.

FAQs: Workplace Accommodations at Stanford University 
These FAQs provide additional information regarding the process for requesting workplace accommodations.

Workplace Accommodations Brochure.pdf


Group tour of Stanford

Visitor Resources

Visitor Center

The Visitor Center offers regularly scheduled campus walking tours and golf cart tours (accommodations available upon request).
(650) 723-2560

Campus Access Guide

The Campus Access Guide links to downloadable maps and textual descriptions of disability access information for buildings across campus, including entrances and restrooms. Please note that this project is constantly active as buildings are added or altered throughout the year.