Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5 pm
Contact/Where to Find Us
25 Capen Hall (Campus Map )
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1632
Tel: (716) 645-2608
TTY: (716) 645-2616
Fax: (716) 645-3116
Director: Mr. Randall Borst
Accessibility Resources is located on the ground floor in Room 25 of Capen Hall on the North Campus. Capen Hall is located adjacent to Flint Loop. You may enter the building from the Flint Loop entrance, adjacent the Undergraduate Library, take the stairs or elevator down one level to the Ground Floor. Turn left out of the elevator and proceed through the lobby area, then make one more turn to the left. You will find Accessibility Resources just down the corridor on your left. You may also enter the building from the Hamilton Loop side and proceed across the lobby, then down the corridor leading from the right side of the lobby. Accessibility Resources is on the left side of the corridor.
About the Office
We collaborate throughout the university community for accessibility of programs, facilities, and jobs.
Supporting full participation to enrich the university experience through excellence in service and education.
Who Should Use Our Services
The entire campus community of faculty, students, employees, and visitors are welcome to use our services as needed to access the university or to help it become more accessible to others.
The University at Buffalo is subject to requirements of: the New York State Human Rights Act, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Complaints of discrimination, denial of academic adjustments or reasonable accomodations, or failure to provide effective auxiliary aids and services should be directed to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Administration. Telephone (716) 645-2266 to schedule an appointment.
M.S., Counseling - Purdue University
Randy Borst has 20 years' experience directing disability service programs in postsecondary education. He has an extensive history of volunteer leadership in community organizations, government services, and professional-membership associations. Currently he serves as first vice president of Western New York Independent Living and is a member of the Board of Directors for People Inc. His personal hobbies include digital photography and backgammon.
Sue Mann Dolce
Assistant Director for Consultation and Research
Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, OTR/L, RYT
Sue's areas of interest and research encompass participation, disability studies, collaborative programming, and universal design and programming, including Universal Yoga. She enjoys working with all members of the UB community to learn about, design and implement education and participation opportunities for everyone. Sue is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and supporter of the arts.
Testing Services Coordinator and Student Assistant Supervisor
M.S. and C.A.S., School Counseling - Niagara University
A Williamsville native and active member of the local community, Kristin worked as a School Counselor at Stella Niagara Education Park before coming to UB. Outside of work, Kristin enjoys spending time with friends and family in the Adirondacks. She's also an avid hockey fan and loves to play and watch curling!
Auxiliary Aids and Services Coordinator
M.F.A., Media Studies - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Holly's background includes experience with educational technology and accessible interface design. She previously worked in the arts in education field, where she developed an interest in Universal Design for Learning. Holly is also an artist, avid gardener, and scholar. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Comparative Literature part-time, researching depictions of disability in science fiction writing and film.
B.A. (expected) - Empire State College, The State University of New York
Grace is working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Culture/Humanities/Communication to become a certified Sign Language Interpreter. She has written a book about her mother's life during World War II as a forced laborer from the Ukraine. Grace is interested in travel, photography, watercolor painting, gardening and researching cultural subjects.
B.S., Accounting - The State University of New York at Fredonia
Laurie has over 20 years of secretarial experience in a public school setting. She has also been a certified EMT for over 20 years, and enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and sewing in her spare time. Laurie and her husband Tony are the proud parents of three daughters and grandparents to an adorable 5-year-old girl.
Director, Client Service, Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)
M.A., Occupational Therapy with a concentration in Physical Disabilities and ACT
Tina Oddo consults with Accessibility Resources to assist with technology assessments and training. To learn more about Tina, please see the CAT Staff webpage .
Accessibility Resources employs a diverse staff of talented student assistants with a wide range of academic interests and personal experiences. They help with testing services and other administrative office tasks. Many of our student assistants are also campus leaders who serve the UB community in a variety of different roles.