Contact Us

Hours, Contact Information, Location


  • 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 

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

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.

Kristen DabneyKristen Dabney
Assistive Technology Instruction Specialist

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

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.

New Staff Member Coming Soon!
Academic Resource Advisor

The Academic Resource Advisor is the on-site liaison for any student with a disability enrolled in courses at SMFA at Tufts. They also serve as an academic advisor for BFA students and coordinates academic resources for undergraduates at the SMFA campus. BFA students may also contact Leah GaddAssociate Dean of Undergraduate Advising, or any other member of the SAS team for assistance.