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The Diversity & 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. Additionally, our office is responsible for ensuring Stanford facilities and programs meet all federal, state and local laws regarding equal access for persons with disabilities. 


Student address at 122nd Convocation

Academic and Housing Accommodations

Office of Accessible Education (OAE) 
Works with Stanford students with disabilities to put in place appropriate academic and housing 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 & Access Office.

Grievance/Complaint Resolution Procedures

Student ADA/504 Grievance Procedure 
Provides a process to address student concerns about 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

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

FAQ's: Workplace Accommodations at Stanford University 
Provides additional information regarding the process for requesting workplace accommodations.

Workplace Accommodations Brochure.pdf


Group tour of Stanford

Visitor Center

The Visitor Center offers regularly scheduled campus walking tours and golf cart tours.  Accommodations are 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 in progress and constantly active as buildings are added or altered throughout the year.