Contact Us

Hours, Contact Information, Location

Hours

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Office is closed according to the Tufts University holiday schedule.

Phone & Email

Location and Mailing Address

  • Student Accessibility Services Office
    Tufts University, Dowling Hall- Suite 720
    419 Boston Ave.
    Medford, MA 02155

Accessible Map of Medford Campus

Meet Our Staff

Kirsten BehlingKirsten Behling
Director, Student Accessibility Services 
kirsten.behling@tufts.edu 

Ms. Behling oversees the day to day management of the office. She also is responsible for determining reasonable accommodations, working with students and educating faculty as to the process of working with SAS. Ms. Behling also fosters collaborative relationships across campus, working to ensure that each aspect of the collegiate experience is inclusive for all. 

Kimberly DoanKimberly Doan
Associate Director, Student Accessibility Services
kimberly.doan@tufts.edu

Providing direct support to the director of the SAS office, Ms. Doan assists in office management and the implementation of reasonable accommodation plans for students with disabilities. Providing disability counseling and academic skill-building support for students, she encourages students’ individual growth and development during their academic career at Tufts.

Amelia WrightAmelia Wright
Learning Specialist, Student Accessibility Services
amelia.wright@tufts.edu

Ms. Wright works with students who would like more regular check-in meetings to talk about their classes, to develop better study habits, are seeking help with navigating their to-do lists, or would like to advice on how to interact with professors, peers or other Tufts staff members. To book an appointment with Amelia, please email directly at amelia.wright@tufts.edu.

Kristen DabneyKristen Dabney
Assistive Technology Instruction Specialist
kristen.dabney@tufts.edu

Ms. Dabney supports students by implementing accommodations by providing texts in alternative formats, and collaborating with students to find assistive technology that works for them. She collaborates with staff and faculty regarding digital access and universal design for curriculum. 

Catherine Flynn

Catherine Flynn
Accommodations Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services
accessibility@tufts.edu

Ms. Flynn provides support to both the SAS staff and to students who are currently registered with our office, or looking to register. She coordinates the scheduling and administering of exams in the SAS offices, works with students to make sure that they have all the documentation they need, and provides disability-related support to University staff and faculty.

Lindsay CostaLindsay Costa
Academic Resource Advisor
Lindsay.costa@tufts.edu

Lindsay Costa is the on-site liaison for any student with a disability enrolled in courses at SMFA at Tufts. Lindsay also serves as an academic advisor for BFA students, and coordinates academic resources for undergraduates at the SMFA campus.