Accessible Education Services (AES)

Willamette University is committed to the full access and inclusion of all students with disabilities in its programs. Our office facilitates reasonable accommodations for students with a qualifying disability or temporary medical condition while maintaining institutional standards. AES honors disability as an important aspect of human diversity, and seeks to foster diversity and social justice disability models.

If you:

  • Need help finding resources to succeed
  • Are looking for more support in the classroom
  • Have an injury affecting your performance in class

We can:

  • Assist you with determining your eligibility
  • Help you obtain documentation of a disability
  • Facilitate non-classroom accommodations

There are no requirements to schedule an appointment with AES!

COVID-19 Update and Accessible Education Services (AES)

As we continue to operate in a state of flux due to the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic,  the Accessible Education Services (AES) office continues to adapt and follow the guidelines set forth by the University For the Fall 2020 semester, the Director of Accessible Education Services (AES) will provide support to students, staff, and faculty via Zoom or phone appointments. E-mail consultations are strongly encouraged. At this time, the main office in Matthews 103 will be open but operating under the same guidelines for public spaces in the University. If University guidance changes and all employees are to return to remote work, the AES office will then be closed to any in person interactions.

Students may schedule appointments by emailing Appointments are available between 8 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday. After hours appointments may be available in urgent situations.

When you schedule an appointment, please provide the following information:

  • Preference for meeting platform (telephone or Zoom)
  • Current phone number if a phone meeting is preferred
  • Nature of concern (e.g. testing accommodations, remote learning, etc.)

If you have a concussion, please call our office at (503) 370-6114 and Sue Minder will get you set up with an appointment.

Staff, faculty, and administration wishing to consult with the AES director may reach her in the following ways:

Any updated information around accommodations can be found on our Accommodations Information page.

Thank you for your cooperation, flexibility, creativity, and generosity during this challenging time. Please be assured that AES strives to provide unwavering support of access services to the Willamette community throughout this transition.

New to AES? Register with us!

Are you a new student at Willamette who needs to set up accommodations? Please complete our online application to get started.

Complete the online application here!

Returning CAS Students: Request your accommodations online!

College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students who are already registered with AES will be able to request their accommodations online at the start of each term by using our accessible information management system. Click the blue box below to request your accommodations! AGSM and Law Students must contact the AES office to receive their accommodations at the beginning of each academic year.

Request your accommodations here!
Willamette University

Accessible Education Services

Matthews Rm 103
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6737 voice
503-370-6647 fax

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