Just a few more weeks until Spring Break and a much deserved break from classes!
SSD Staff Update
SSD is excited to welcome Jamie Coughlin as our new Assistive Technology and Testing Coordinator and Marisa Ortega as our new Disabilities Services Coordinator. Read more about these staff members on our website
SSD Assistant Director Emily Shryock will be getting a new service dog in March. While it is exciting to have a service dog in the office it is important to remember that service dogs are working. Check out these important tips on how to appropriately interact with a working service dog.
March 18-22nd: Spring Break
April 1st: SSD Test Reservation Deadline
April 8th: CLR Deadline
All tests and exams, including finals that need to be taken at SSD must be reserved by April 1st. Instructions for using your testing accommodations are available on our website.
Do you have questions about accessibility on campus?
Want a chance to talk directly to UT staff who coordinate different aspects of campus accessibility?
Services for Student with Disabilities and Student Government invite you to join them for an Accessibility Q&A on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 3:45–4:30 p.m. in SAC 3.116.
Lime Connect Fellowship Program
The Lime Connect Fellowship Program is a year long program that offers individual career coaching, webinars, mentoring and Fellows community discussions throughout the year. Three SSD students were selected for the program last year and we hope to continue have Longhorns represented for this prestigious program! Read about Emeline’s experience and considering applying by March 17th.
Join SSD and RecSports on Tuesdays from 6:30-8pm for Wheelchair/Adaptive Tennis at Whitaker Fields. No equipment or experience necessary. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay tuned for more information about upcoming opportunities related to preparing for interviews, employment and internships. You can always find information on our website as well!
Student Organization Survey
The Student Government Disabilities and Inclusion Agency is conducting a survey to better understand the experiences and interactions that individuals with disabilities have had with student organizations across UT’s campus. Please take a few minutes to share your experiences!
Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
SSD maintains a frequently updated list of disability-related scholarships, internships, research opportunities. Check them out here!
Campus Construction Advisories
Stay up to date on construction that may impact your routes around campus
Do you want to get more timely updates and reminders about dates, deadlines, news and events? Find SSD on Facebook
Looking for ways to connect with other students? Check out the different groups connected with SSD!