Access Technology Center

Last updated: May 23, 2024
Audience: StudentsInstructorsStaff

Is the ATC Open?

The ATC is locked during academic breaks. Please make an appointment by contacting

Available hours for appointments (in-person or Zoom):
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-1pm (Zoom only)
Friday 1pm-5pm

Contact us.

How Do I Make My Materials Accessible Online?

Please see the extensive resources at the UW Accessibility website for more information on ensuring your course or information content is accessible.

What Is the ATC?


The Access Technology Center (ATC) serves users with disabilities, allowing full use of campus computing resources. ATC hardware and software provides braille, alternate document formatting and magnification for blind/low-vision users, keyboard/mouse alternatives, speech-input software, and more. ATC staff provides accessibility consultations and instructs users in accessible hardware and software basics.

Workstations with specialized software are located throughout the Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG) and Suzzallo Library (SUZ).

ATC Services

We offer a suite of services to students, faculty and staff wishing to assess and improve accessibility.

ATC Hardware and Software

The Access Technology Center offers a wide array of hardware and software optimized for people with visual, cognitive/learning, speech, motor and other disabilities.

ATC News

Accessible IT Guidelines for the University of Washington are now published.

The ATC provides assistance and resources to help faculty create PDF documents accessible to all students.

Contact the ATC

Individuals and offices at the UW may contact ATC staff for individual consultations and accessibility recommendations, as well as to schedule tours and other services.

Location: Mary Gates Hall, Room 064
Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Manager: Gaby de Jongh,
Phone: 206 685-4144