Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

The Mission of Disability and Accessibility Services is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to all university programs and activities.  We provide students the opportunity to reach their full potential by coordinating academic accommodations and support services.  Disability and Accessibility Services works collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to build and maintain partnerships allowing for an inclusive educational environment.  We serve as a valuable resource for the University of Michigan Dearborn campus community in supporting the success of students with disabilities; cultivating opportunities for students to articulate their strengths and responding to the student needs and learning environments.

Our Vision

Disability and Accessibility Services envisions a universally inclusive campus community where all individuals are seen as valued and contributing leaders of society.  We strive to become a model program serving students with disabilities in higher education.

Core Values

  • Inclusion and Equity
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Accessibility  

Commitment on Social Justice

DAS Commitment Statement: 

Disability and Accessibility Services (DAS) values and respects the diversity of our students, faculty and staff. We see diversity and culture as broad, inclusive and ever evolving, and therefore, representing the many social and cultural groups in our society. We acknowledge that oppression, prejudice, privilege, and discrimination impact all of us in detrimental ways. Our commitment to students is rooted in the firm belief that all people deserve respect, dignity, and equal rights. Racist policy continues to hurt us all. Therefore we make the following commitments: 

  • Increase advocacy with outreach/programs for students and campus community.
  • Engage in increased ongoing professional development related to antiracism work
  • Collaborate with campus partners and community partners in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts

Disability and Accessibility Services

262 - Fairlane Center North
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
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Phone: 313-593-5310
Fax: 313-593-3263