Requesting Accommodations

Carol Music, Human Resources/transaction group

"I have always heard 'You can't do that,' but I've met these challenges head on, and in the process proven people wrong." — Carol Music, Human Resources/transaction group, In Their Own Words visibility project.

Disability Management Services

Disability Management Services (DMS)


DMS promotes a climate of full inclusion for employees, volunteers, and applicants with disabilities in the UCSF community. They do this by using the interactive process and evaluating reasonable accommodations to allow performance of essential job functions. DMS also facilitates referral and treatment for campus workplace injuries and the return-to-work process.

Phone: 415-476-2621
Address: 3333 California St., Suite 330, SF, CA 94143
Website: Disability Management Services

Student Disability Services (SDS)


SDS provides classroom and clinical accommodations for students with disabilities and temporary injuries. SDS serves, supports, and empowers UCSF students with disabilities. They do this by ensuring equitable access to allow students to fully and holistically participate in all areas of the university experience.Accommodations are determined on an individual, case-by-case basis.

Phone: 415-476-6595
Address: 500 Parnassus Ave, MU100, SF, CA 94143
Website: Student Disability Services (SDS)

Ergonomics & Workplace Design

Ergonomics & Human Factors Program


The Ergonomics & Human Factors Program provides advice and support to UCSF Campus employees and departments about how to reduce discomfort and injuries and how to prevent workers' compensation and ADA claims. Their goal is to help departments optimize the health, safety, and productivity of their employees. This office creates ergonomics standards, evaluates work environments, and reviews building and workstation design plans. They support inclusive environments for all employees.

Phone: 415-514-3746
Email: [email protected]
Website: Ergonomics & Human Factors Program

UCSF Health Ergonomics Program


The UCSF Health Ergonomics Program conducts workstation evaluations to help educate UCSF Health employees on ergonomic principles and on ways to improve their workstation setup.

Phone: 415-885-7641
Email: [email protected]
Website: UCSF Health Ergonomics Program

Equipment, Furniture, and Workstation Design

UCSF Campus Primary Furniture Vendor & Designer – One Workplace (OWP)


This primary furniture vendor with UCSF Campus provides furniture and design solutions pre-approved to meet UCSF, ergonomics, sustainability, and ADA requirements. Equipment includes electric height-adjustable desks, seating, and other office equipment designed to meet 90% of employee needs, inclusive of ADA. Free design consultations are offered. One Workplace works directly with individual employees and departments with supervisor approval and partners with UCSF Real Estate on large design projects and renovations. They are available via email and BearBuy.

This vendor is also utilized by UCSF Health to provide furniture and design solutions for UCSF Health employees. Partners with UCSF Real Estate on large design projects and renovations.

UCSF Campus
Email: [email protected]
Website: One Workplace (OWP) Campus

UCSF Health
Contact: Rebecca Taari
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 415-310-3139
Website: One Workplace (OWP) Health

UCSF Campus Ergonomics Equipment Vendor – Cube Solutions


Cube Solutions, the UCSF Campus ergonomics equipment vendor, provides specialized equipment designed to meet the needs of employees, inclusive of ADA. This includes specialized input devices, specialized seating, and other equipment not offered by the UCSF primary furniture vendor, One Workplace. Equipment offered typically falls outside of our standard-sized population and is geared towards people who have specialized needs. Collaboration typically occurs with guidance from the Ergonomics & Human Factors Program.

Contact: Kurt Nunn
Email: [email protected]

UCSF Health Ergonomics Equipment Vendor – Office Relief


Office Relief, the UCSF Health ergonomics primary ergonomics equipment vendor, carries a wide product line of both standard and specialty ergonomics equipment. Consultations are available.

Contact: Eric Johnson
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Phone: 877-919-1190 x221

UCSF Logistics (Installation and Moving Help)


Logistics has trained professionals who assist with installation, delivery and moving, and rearranging of equipment and furniture to meet user needs.

Phone: 415-502-6245
Website: Logistics

Housing Services


Provides on-campus housing and related services to UCSF students and eligible employees. They also have resources to share for off-campus and short-term housing options and for visiting international students and scholars. For information about housing accommodations for tenants and applicants with disabilities, review Housing's Accessibility page.

Phone: 415-514-4550
Email: [email protected]
Website: Housing Services

UCSF Facilities

UCSF Campus Facilities


Assists with adjusting lighting, temperature, and access issues. This includes changing door closure force and installing approved ADA auto door openers for UCSF Campus buildings.

Phone: 415-476-2021
Email: [email protected]
Address: Parnassus Campus: School of Nursing, N-241
Mission Bay Campus: Genentech Hall, GH-112
Website: UCSF Campus Facilities

UCSF Health Facilities


Assists with adjusting lighting, temperature, and access issues. This includes changing door closure force and installing approved ADA auto door openers for UCSF Health buildings.

Phone: 415-514-3570
Website: UCSF Health Facilities

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)


FSAP provides short-term counseling, referrals, coaching, and biofeedback/Heartmath. They also offer organizational consulting services, facilitated conversations, critical incident debriefing, and threat assessment and management. In addition, they provide psychological education and a mindfulness-based self-compassion program.

Phone: 415-476-8279
Email: [email protected]
Address: 3333 California St. Suite 293 and 1855 Folsom St. Suite 500H
Website: Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

UCSF Patient Relations


Patient Relations focuses on teaching staff on how to anticipate and support the rights and needs of patients, including those with disabilities. This office provides a neutral place for patients to express any concerns about care or services. They manage the investigation of and response to customer complaints. They strive to repair communication pathways and uphold patient rights, including, but not limited to, concerns about equal access for patients with functional limitations. Visit their website for more information.

Phone: 415-353-1936
Email: [email protected]
Website: Patient Relations