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The office of disability services located in the Kerr administration building oversees all accessibility on the Oregon state campus. Due to Covid all work has been moved to a virtual setting. From the Orange Media Network archives.

OSU students report issues with accessibility on campus

Stella Harkness, News Contributor
March 29, 2022

Correction: The story originally incorrectly stated Gabriel Merrell is the director of Disability Access Services. This has been corrected to state that Merrell is the director of Access and Affirmative...

The Disability Access Services office is located in Kerr Administration and oversees all accessibility issues on the Oregon State University campus. DAS is open from 8 to 5 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

The Rainy Angle: Immunocompromised students should reach out to Disability Access Services

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
February 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. A heavy fever and vomiting: as an immunocompromised student...

This photo was taken on March 10, 2020. A sign on the second floor of the Kerr Administration building directs students, faculty, staff and OSU visitors to the Disability Access Services office.

OSU Disabled Student Union, Disability Access Services fight against discrimination, aim to educate

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
April 7, 2020

Many Oregon State University community members are demanding that more education, connectivity and activism are put in place for students that live with disabilities.Kobey Bonin, graphic design student,...

Staff work inside Disability Access Services. 

OSU provides academic support for students with disabilities

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
March 11, 2019

Correction: This story has been updated to correctly reflect Gabriel Merrell's title and to accurately portray Martha Smith's and Jarred Berger's words.Oregon State University Students with mental disabilities...


Increase in support animals challenges necessity

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
November 19, 2018

Few would deny that pets can be a source of enjoyment and happiness. However, when it comes to emotional support animals the question of their necessity for people with mental health conditions is one...

Oregon State University Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering Joshua Gess positioned in front of the Strand Agricultural Building at OSU.

Renovations set to increase, improve ADA accessibility on campus

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor and Oren Williams
February 18, 2018

DAS dedicates $650,000 to updating sidewalks, parking, street crossings.The American Disabilities Act of 1990 was designed to prohibit the discrimination of individuals based on their disabilities, including...

Martha Smith is the Director of Oregon State University’s Disability Access Services. DAS offers students with disabilities various methods of access through campus.

Disability Access Services provides access for students with disabilites

Melinda Myers Print Contributor
September 15, 2017

Oregon State University’s Disability Access Services is a campus resource that provides various modes of access across campus for students with disabilities.The DAS office is housed on the second floor...

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