About the Disability Resource Center

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Purdue believes in inclusion and created the DRC to ensure equal access to classes, programs and activities. The University encourages students with disabilities to contact the DRC before classes start. At the DRC, we aim to learn more about your experience and answer questions about what you can expect at Purdue.  

Higher education disability services differ from the K-12 model in the following ways: 

  • DRC staff are members and leaders of AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability). Staff are active in professional development and pursue best practices as outlined by AHEAD. This affiliation affects how we define disability; as an aspect of diversity, with tenets of social justice and civil rights. It also results in our dedication to conducting an “interactive process” with students.
  • Faculty and staff are welcome and vital partners with the DRC. The DRC has established a Faculty Advisory Committee to encourage this partnership. DRC staff may also attend faculty meetings to discuss accommodation processes and receive feedback.

Contact us: 

Phone: (765) 494-1247
Email: drc@purdue.edu 
YONG Room 830 
155 S. Grant St. 
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Student Success at Purdue, KRCH 4th Floor, 1198 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-9328

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