For Faculty/Staff

Please review our Faculty Guide  (PDF) for basic disability education, strategies for teaching students with disabilities, and FAQs about our office. Contact our office with any questions or concerns you may have. Phone: 703.993.2474 | Email: ods@gmu.edu

Related George Mason University Policies and Procedures:

Mason is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive academic community. Therefore, the procurement, development, maintenance, and/or implementation of electronic information technology will conform to accessibility standards. To assist in this process, we have created a Faculty Accessibility Guide to help in the accessible development of your course.

Suggested Syllabus Statements

We encourage all faculty and staff to use one of the following syllabus statements. Please feel free to copy and paste either statement directly into your syllabus:

Disability Services at George Mason University is committed to upholding the letter and spirit of the laws that ensure equal treatment of people with disabilities.  Under the administration of University Life, Disability Services implements and coordinates reasonable accommodations and disability-related services that afford equal access to university programs and activities.  Students can begin the registration process with Disability Services at any time during their enrollment at George Mason University.  If you are seeking accommodations, please visit http://ds.gmu.edu/ for detailed information about the Disability Services registration process.  Disability Services is located in Student Union Building I (SUB I), Suite 2500. Email: ods@gmu.edu | Phone: (703) 993-2474

Disability Services at George Mason University is committed to providing equitable access to learning opportunities for all students by upholding the laws that ensure equal treatment of people with disabilities. If you are seeking accommodations for this class, please first visit http://ds.gmu.edu/ for detailed information about the Disability Services registration process. Then please discuss your approved accommodations with me. Disability Services is located in Student Union Building I (SUB I), Suite 2500. Email: ods@gmu.edu | Phone: (703) 993-2474

Would you like Disability Services to present to your department, unit, or group? Please complete the form below and a Disability Services staff member will contact you to discuss next steps.

Workshop/Training Request

  • Include any areas that you would like Disability Services to focus on (e.g., general Disability Services information, specific accommodations, Universal Design, Instructional Behavioral Support).