Welcome! The Disability Support Services Office staff engage in a collaborative effort with students with disabilities to assure equal access by providing a variety of accommodations and services. The DSS Office also works with departments, faculty, and staff in the broader DigiPen community to prevent discrimination on the basis of disability.
If you would like more information on DigiPen’s DSS accommodations and policies, you can learn more on the following pages:
About the DSS Office
DigiPen’s Disability Support Services Office (DSS Office) and its staff are appointed by the president of DigiPen to review student documentation and determine the needs for any reasonable accommodations to be provided by DigiPen to ensure equal access. DigiPen will offer and provide reasonable accommodations as long as such accommodations do not fundamentally alter the nature and academic requirements considered essential to the program of study and as long as such accommodations do not create an undue hardship for DigiPen.
DigiPen Institute of Technology is committed to providing equal access to all of its programs, courses, activities, events, and services. As required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-112) as amended (P.L. 93-16), DigiPen will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities.
A Person with a Disability…
The definition of an individual with a disability is a person who:
Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits a major life activity;
Has a record or history of such an impairment; or
Is regarded as having such an impairment.
Prospective students, current students, faculty, and staff are welcome to contact dss[at]digipen[dot]edu with any questions.
Kay Widmer, MS, LMHC
Director of Disability Support Services
Attn: DSS Office
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052