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Accommodations, Accessibility, Assistance

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Welcome to the Disability Management System (DMS)

The Disability Management System (DMS) provides leadership to the University and University Health System efforts to ensure an accessible, hospitable working and learning environment for people with disabilities while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. We serve as a centralized clearinghouse on disABILITY-related information, procedures and services.

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Please notify us if you have an access concern about any part of the Duke University campus or Duke University Health System facilities.  This includes access into or around any of the buildings as well as paths, crosswalks and parking lots.

Campus Access Advisories

Allen Exterior Lift Out of Service

March 26, 2021

The exterior lift to access the lower level of Allen Building is out of service.  ETA for restoration pending determination of repair/replacement needs.  While the TACS Dean's Office is currently working remotely, our office can be contacted (numbers on our home page) for assistance if necessary.

Flowers Drive Closures Through Spring 2021

November 30, 2020

The crosswalk installations will close Flowers Drive to through traffic between the Chapel Drive traffic circle and Trent Drive periodically from November 30th  to December 18th.  Access to the lower level Allen Building parking lot and the entrance to Duke Employee Occupational Health and Wellness will remain open.

During the repaving project, access to the Duke Health COVID testing tent near Flowers Drive will be unaffected.

Trinty Quad Improvements - East Campus - through April 2021

October 8, 2020

The open area between Blackwell, Trinity, Randolph, Bell Tower, Southgate and Gilbert-Addoms is being developed as a Quad with improved connecting paths, plaza and landscaping.  Work will start late October 2020 with completion scheduled for the end of April 2021.  Some paths will be blocked off during this time but access to all the buildings will remain available.