Disability Services Office Update (Coronavirus):

To protect the safety of our staff, students, and faculty, the Disability Services Office staff are working remotely and will not be in the office until further notice. We will be available virtually each weekday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Please contact the office at dso@rit.edu or reach out directly to a member of our staff.

For more information regarding critical accessibility considerations for students and faculty in the transition to alternative modes of course delivery, visit our COVID-19 and Accessibility FAQs.

RIT’s Coronavirus information website.

For the RIT policy on Service Animals, Assistance Animals, and pets on campus please visit RIT’s Service Animal, Assistance Animal, and Pet Policy.

If, due to a disability or medical condition, you require the assistance of an emotional support animal while living in RIT housing, please work together with your doctor or therapist to fill out this form in order to provide documentation of your diagnosis:


The standard DSO request form is also required. If the animal is a dog, cat, or ferret, verification of an up-to-date rabies vaccination will need to be provided and updated as necessary.