Disability Resource Center

Creating welcoming and inclusive environments

Campus support
Let us know if you experience a barrier on campus, whether it's a physical barrier or involves university policies, curriculum, campus activities or even faculty/staff attitudes.

Our Core Values

  • Human variation is natural and vital in the development of dynamic communities.
  • Disability is a social/political concept that includes people with a variety of conditions who share common experiences.
  • Inclusion and full participation are matters of social justice.
  • Design is powerful and profoundly influences our daily lives.
  • Universal design is essential for achieving inclusion and full participation.
  • Creating usable, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive environments is a shared responsibility.

Disability Resource Center News


We’re Pleased to Announce

Missouri State University is committed to providing an accessible and supportive environment for employees and students with disabilities. With this commitment in mind, we’re pleased to announce that the Disability Resource Center (DRC) has joined the Division of Legal Affairs and Compliance.

The employee and student accommodations processes, office locations and contact information are unchanged. This restructuring enables Andy Oliver, Director of the DRC, and his team to work more closely with long-time disability support professional and Deputy Compliance Officer, Julia Holmes, with the continued goal of providing professional and respectful support to both our students with disabilities and employees who work closely with them.

If you have questions about this restructure, please contact Julia Holmes, Deputy Compliance Officer, at 417-836-6798 or JuliaHomes@MissouriState.edu or Rachael Dockery, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, at 417-836-6798 or RMDockery@MissouriState.edu.