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Disability Access Services Records, 1973-2016View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1984-1992
The Disability Access Services Records focus on programs and services provided by the former Services for Students with Disabilities office at Oregon State University, as well as the student organizations, Handicapped Students Unlimited and the Disabled Students Organization. The Disability Access Services Office began as Handicapped Services, located in the Counseling Center, during the late 1970s. In the early 1980s, Handicapped Services became the office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). The office would later be renamed as the Disability Access Services office.
ID: RG 273
Extent: 1.15 cubic feet
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Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: This collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: These records were initially described as part of the Student Affairs Records (RG 102) and were separated in 2017 to form this discrete collection.
Preferred Citation: Disability Access Services Records (RG 273), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The records were transferred to the former University Archives in 2002 and an addition was received in 2016.
Acquired: 2002.
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Container List

Series 1: Annual Reports, Funding, and Statistics, 1975-2001 Add to Shelf
Series 1 contains primarily annual reports and statistics for the Services for Students with Disabilities Program. Memoranda discusses grant proposals and funding for programs and services.
Box-Folder 1.01: Annual Reports and Statistics, 1975-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.02: Annual Reports and Statistics, 1997-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.03: Annual Reports and Statistics, 1999-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.04: Grant Proposals, 1975-1982 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.05: Program and Services Funding Memoranda, 1977-1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.06: Program and Services Funding Memoranda, 1990-1995 Add to Shelf
Series 2: Policies, 1985-1991 Add to Shelf
Series 2 contains primarily memoranda and correspondence discussing policies affecting students with disabilities on campus, including admission procedures, classroom accessibility, and services for students with learning disabilities. Additional topics include nondiscrimination policies, honor roll recognition, and concerns regarding a policy restricting disabled students to one service per course.
Box-Folder 1.07: Memoranda and Guidelines, 1985-1991 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Academic Accommodations and Services, 1973-2003 Add to Shelf
Series 3 focuses on services provided regarding accessibility, priority registration, and alternative testing sites for students with learning disabilities. The series also contains staff guides and student handbooks containing floor plans for campus buildings and accessibility resources.
Box-Folder 2.01: Priority Registration and Scheduling, 1977-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.02: Building Accessibility and Assistive Technology, 1978-1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.03: Student Services Memoranda and Articles, 1983-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.04: Alternative Testing, 1985-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.05: Student Handbooks and Staff Guides, 1973-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.06: Student Handbooks and Staff Guides, 1998-2003 Add to Shelf
Series 4: Programs, Student Organizations, and Committees, 1976-2016 Add to Shelf
Series 4 focuses on programs and student organizations on campus, including the Program for Learning Disabilities, Services for Students with Disabilities, and the Disabled Students Organization. Two scrapbooks containing primarily newspaper clippings and photographs document activities of the Disabled Students Organization and Handicapped Students Unlimited. A series of posters promoting the Disability Accessibility Services office are also included.
Box-Folder 2.07: University Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities, 1981-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.08: Services for Students with Disabilities, 1983-1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.09: Program for Learning Disabilities, 1982-1986 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.10: Program for Learning Disabilities, 1987-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.11: Disabled Students Organization, 1990-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.12: State and National Programs, 1978-1983 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 3.01: Handicapped Students Unlimited Scrapbook, 1976-1979 Add to Shelf
30 prints
Box-Item 3.02: Disabled Students Organization Scrapbook, 1986-1993 Add to Shelf
40 prints, 14 negatives, and a contact sheet.
Box-Folder 3.01: Disability Access Services Posters, 2016 Add to Shelf