Course Accessibility

The George Washington University (GW) is committed to providing accessible course materials to students with disabilities. Accessible course materials include more than websites and software, but also apply to electronic documents like those created using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint. Universal Design for Learning principles ensures that course materials benefit not only students with disabilities, but also all GW students.
Disability Support Services (DSS) provides guidance and teaching support to instructors about how to make courses accessible. For additional information, visit or contact DSS directly. 

Syllabus Statement

DSS recommends that instructors include the following statement in their course syllabi:
If you need disability accommodations, please register with DSS at If you have questions about disability accommodations, contact DSS at 202-994-8250 or [email protected] or visit them in person in Rome Hall, Suite 102.