SSD is excited to announce the opportunity for students to apply for a position on the 2018-2019 SSD Student Advisory Committee!
The SSD Student Advisory Committee provides a way for students to provide direct input to SSD in order to: 1) help SSD better meet the needs of UT students with disabilities 2) foster leadership skills in UT students with interests in disabilities and 3) encourage student advocacy for disability awareness and disability-related issues on campus.
The committee will be facilitated by SSD Staff. Agenda items will include but not be limited to soliciting feedback on best ways to reach students, how to improve the accommodation process on campus, implementation of programs and services, and/or publicity and stigma reduction. Meetings will occur on the first Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5pm in the Student Services Building in the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters.
Students Advisory members will serve from the beginning of the fall semester through the end of the next spring semester (1 year). Requirements for student membership are: 1) current enrollment as a UT-Austin student 2) availability to meet at the committee meeting time, and 3) commitment to making a positive contribution to the awareness and experience of UT students with disabilities. Students who meet these requirements should submit a completed application by July 31st.
SSD Advisory Committee Description (pdf)