Hello and welcome to the University of Minnesota! We are glad you are here. The University of Minnesota values diverse identities and experiences, and honors disability as an important aspect of human diversity. The Disability Resource Center (DRC) works in partnership with students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University to eliminate or minimize barriers and facilitate inclusion on campus. The DRC collaborates with all members of the University community to improve access for people with disabilities in these ways:

  1. determining and implementing reasonable academic, workplace, and guest accommodations;
  2. providing education on access and inclusion;
  3. partnering with University offices to ensure meaningful physical and technological access

To contact us please call 612-626-1333 or email drc@umn.edu.

Disability Resource Center Related Information




Advancing Access for Everyone

Mission: Advancing Access For Everyone 

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) mission statement encompasses the work of all the DRC staff.

We use the words:

Advancing - Because we believe that word incorporates the ideas of movement, innovation, and forward thinking.

Access - Because we believe that access is at the core of our work.

Everyone - Because we believe it is an inclusive word that emphasizes the importance of each individual (students, employees, and those of us who work for the Disability Resource Center).

Vision: Partnering with the University of Minnesota to create access by design

We use the following words...

Partnering with the University....
Because access is everyone's shared everyday work.

Because access is at the core of our work.

By Design...
Because access must be intentional from plan (beginning) to product (end).

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180 McNamara Alumni Ctr
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-1333 (V/TTY)
612-626-9654 (FAX)

Student Appointment Hours

New Drop in hours starting Monday, 1/13 

Monday - Friday: 11 AM - 12 PM, 1 PM - 3 PM 

The last morning drop in must check in by 11:45AM, and last afternoon drop in must check in by 2:45PM.

Testing Center Hours

Monday - Thursday, 8:00AM-6:00PM
Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM

UReturn (Faculty/Staff) Appointment Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Additional appointment times available upon request.