DAC Office Hours

Faculty and Students can reach access managers in-person or via Zoom during weekly office hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10am - 12pm:
Charlie Flewelling
2pm - 4pm:
Amelia Flores
11am - 1pm:
Gretchen Rumsey-Richardson
2pm - 4pm:
Emily Ackerland
3pm - 5pm:
Kat DeNicola


WL 165 (Disability Outreach Center) - 5:00pm
VU 736 (Multicultural Center Kitchen & Social Space) - 12:00pm
Virtual - 10:00am


Masks are still required in the DAC offices and Testing Center.  Masks available at door and upon request.

Emailing the DAC

When emailing the DAC, admitted students should use their Western emails.  Email addresses sent to DAC from outside the University are more likely to be filtered into Junk. If you don't know how to check your Western email, click here for assistance.    

DAC's general inbox can be reached at

Talk to an access manager!

The DAC is open to in-person and for virtual appointments.  To schedule an appointment, call 360-650-3083 or email

Alternative Testing

If you're approved for alternative testing accommodations, you must schedule your in-person tests 5 business days in advance of quizzes and/or midterms and 10 business days in advance of your final exam.  Students applying reader/scribe accommodations must schedule all exams 10 business days in advance

Students who submit late requests will be unable to test in the DAC with accommodations and will instead be required to test in the classroom without accommodation.  

If you're unable to schedule your DAC proctored exam, please contact the DAC at 360-650-3083 or

Disability Outreach Center logo with DOC acronym in shades of blue

AS Disability Outreach Center

The Disability Outreach Center (DOC) is a resource for disabled students and allies. The DOC connects students with community resources, raises awareness, and advocates for disabled students’ human and civil rights.

Learn more about the DOC!