A shot of the main entrance of Berkus Hall

Welcome to Oxy! We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and support for students with disabilities.

Occidental College (Oxy) complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and other applicable state and federal law prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

Information for new and returning students on receiving accommodations at Occidental

New Students

You are considered a new Disability Services (DS) student if you have not gone through the intake process and been approved to receive accommodations at Oxy.

Steps to getting accommodations:

1. Complete & submit the request for accommodations: Request for Accommodations Form

2. Submit supporting documentation: Documentation Guidelines

Note: Insufficient documentation will delay our decision-making process. We reserve the right to reschedule an intake meeting due to insufficient documentation. Please review our documentation guidelines before scheduling an appointment.

3. Schedule an intake appointment:

Michelle Obergfoll      Linda Doo


Current/Returning Students

You are considered a current or returning Disability Services (DS) student if you have previously gone through the intake process and received accommodations at Oxy. Current/returning students need to renew their accommodations every year. Click on the link below to complete the accommodations renewal form. Once we have received your completed renewal form, we will email your approved accommodations letter starting mid-August.

Renew Accommodations

Contact Disability Services
Berkus Hall

Berkus Hall map

Fall 2023 Office Hours

Mondays: 2-3pm

Wednesdays: 1-2pm

Thursdays: 2-3pm
Fridays: 1-2pm
Michelle Obergfoll
Director of Disability Services & Student Support
Audrey Navarro
Department Coordinator for Disability Services, Writing & Rhetoric & the Writing Center