About DRC

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About DRC

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to participate in, contribute to, and benefit from all university programs.

Our goal is to act as a catalyst for the elimination of both attitudinal and architectural barriers that present themselves throughout the university community. The DRC directly supports students with disabilities in achieving their goals-strengthening a climate of campus diversity.



Assisting Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

The DRC was created to meet the unique educational needs of Undergraduate and Graduate level students with disabilities. The staff at the DRC is available to provide these students with sensitive and individualized assistance at the student's request.

The DRC is dedicated to providing a coordinated program of support services which are not furnished by other university offices or outside organizations. The DRC assists students in negotiating disability related barriers and strives to improve access and opportunity. This enables all levels of students with disabilities to become integrated into campus life, and become more successful undergraduate or graduate students while maximizing their independence. Our services are free of charge.

Accessing the Web

The purpose of this website is to provide information to our student population and faculty and staff members about services offered through the DRC at the University of Nevada, Reno. Throughout this site, you will find valuable information that will assist you in fulfilling your academic goals.

This website is intended for guidance purposes only. For further information and to make arrangements for services, please contact the Disability Resource Center directly at (775) 784-6000, Pennington Student Achievement Center, Suite 230. We serve both Undergraduate and Graduate level students with disabilities.

Office Location

The University of Nevada, Reno Disability Resource Center is located on the second floor, room 230, of the Pennington Student Achievement Center. Here is a map indicating the location of our office.

Disability Resource Center
University of Nevada, Reno
Pennington Student Achievement Center, Suite 230

Contact and Office Hours

For more information please see our Contact Us Page to contact us or stop by and visit us. You may drop in any day the University is open during our office hours. We recommend that you call (775) 784-6000 to make an appointment to ensure that you will be promptly served.

The Disability Resource Center is a unit of Student Enrollment Services.