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Housing Accommodations

Applicants due to Covid-19 restrictions, please scan and upload documentation.  Staff will have limited access to fax and postal mail.  Please request treating professionals to scan and email documentation to dis@uwgb.edu.

Federal regulations require that the Office of Residence Life have on file documentation of disability and eligibility for services before any services are provided.  All communication regarding any housing accommodations will be managed through the Office of Residence Life.​​ 

Incoming Students

Students seeking accessible housing are encouraged to contact the Office of Residence Life prior to signing their housing contract.

Returning Students

Returning students seeking accessible  housing should contact the Office of Residence Life before annual room selection.

Accessible Housing

Students may request accessible housing due to a documented disability defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To make such a request, students must register with the Office of Residence Life, please log into GB ACCESS and complete the Housing Accommodation Application.  Documentation will be reviewed by appropriate University personnel to determine whether the request will be granted. While all attempts are made to honor approved requests, they are subject to space availability.  The above process is in place to ensure fairness in determining approval for room assignments and room accommodations as deemed appropriate, considering individual case-by-case situations.    ​

Student housing at UW-Green Bay is located adjacent to academic and recreational facilities and is connected to main campus by paved walk-ways, which are equipped with curb cuts, emergency telephones and lighting. Other accessible housing features may include:

  • Kitchen modifications
  • Strobe fire alarm systems
  • Automatic door openers
  • Walk-in showers
  • Front-load washers/dryers

How to Apply:

Step 1:  Log into GB ACCESS and complete the Housing Accommodation Application.

Step 2: Complete and upload request form - Student Disability Accommodation Request
Step 3: Upload medical documentation for housing - Medical Documentation for Housing Accommodation

Once all documentation is received you will be contact regarding the next steps.


Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

Although it is the policy of UW-Green Bay that individuals are only allowed small non-dangerous fish in University housing, under the Fair Housing Act, UW-Green Bay has adopted the ESA Policy

UWGB Emotional Support Animal Policy OP-42-16-1.

After reviewing the ESA policy and procedures for an ESA to reside in University housing and to start the review process, please apply for Housing Accommodations through GB ACCESS - Housing Accommodation Application. In addition, you will need to complete and upload the ESA Housing Request Form to GB ACCESS.

Once all of the materials are received, the student will be notified of the next Housing Accommodations Review Committee meeting.

It is recommended all requests are made at least eight weeks prior to the start of the semester.  Reviews that occur once the term begins, may be considered for the next term.

Medical Documentation for ESA

Medical Documentation for ESA - Please have your treating professional complete and return the form directly to the Office of Residence Life via email housing@uwgb.edu or fax 920-465-2771.

After reviewing the policy, all students requesting this accommodation must complete the registration process through GB ACCESS.

*Housing residents with family members/friends who need accommodations while visiting UWGB housing facilities should contact the Office of Residence Life at 920-465-2040 or housing@uwgb.edu.​