Disability Resources

The following sites contain information for students, faculty, staff and others who seek additional information and resources.

For student disability support services and accommodations please contact:

Alma V. Osorio
Assistant Director, Student Development
(425) 739-8166
For more information about related policies or to file a complaint, contact:

Ruby Hayden
Dean of Students
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 739-8208

  TRiO (Student Support Services)

Federal TRiO programs are educational opportunity programs designed to motivate and academically support students from disadvantage backgrounds. TRiO provides academic advising, tutoring, workshops, etc. TRiO is located in the West Building, Room W207.

FAFSA (Federal Student Aid)

An office of the U.S. Department of Education that ensures all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.

AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

A professional organization that focuses on accessbility of persons with disabilities in post-secondary education.

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology)

Provides programs, publications and resources for students and faculty. It promotes success of individuals with disabilities and use the use of computer and networking technologies to increase their independence, productivity and participation in education and careers.

Office of Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights works to ensure that members of the public who have disabilities can use City services and facilities. The Disability Compliance Specialist coordinates accessibility evaluation of City programs and services, offers training to City departments on disability awareness and compliance with laws, staffs the City's 504/ADA Advisory Committee (TBA) and handles 504/ADA grievances alleging discrimination in City programs and facilities.

U.S. Department of Education 

The U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Civil Rightshave a guide discussing the transition to postsecondary for students with disabilities.


           Postsecondary Educational Programs Network (PEPNET) helps to increase the education, career and lifetime choices available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.