We know this can be a busy and stressful time of year. Remember to prioritize your physical and mental health and reach out for support if needed.
Finishing the Semester
From November 30-December 7 all UT classes will continue remotely. Students should consult their course syllabus to determine how their instructor plans to use this period.
- November 26-27th: Thanksgiving Break
- November 30-December 7th: All classes are remote
View the UT Academic Calendar for more important dates
Students on the Spectrum Group
Students on the Spectrum group is a support group for students who have been diagnosed with autism or who identify as autistic. This group is a partnership between SSD and Longhorn TIES and seeks to provide advocacy, support, and resources for students on the autism spectrum while they are in college and as they prepare to transition out of UT.
Please RSVP to attend the upcoming meetings and receive the Zoom meeting link.
Upcoming meetings on Tuesdays November 10th and 24th from 5-6pm
The NextGen Initiatives
NextGen Leaders Initiatives at Disability:IN provides free mentorship, career development, and job opportunities for college students and recent grads, including veterans, with disabilities. Disabled students, alumni, and veterans at University of Texas, Austin are encouraged to take part in our 2021 NextGen Leaders program. Here’s the link to the application: www.disabilityin.org/2021NextGenApp. The deadline to apply is November 20th.
Research Opportunity: Accessibility and COVID-19
A graduate student at San Diego State University would like to invite you to participate in a research study conducting studying students with disabilities’ perception of access, emphasizing accessibility during COVD-19. Take the survey here.
Prioritizing Your Well-Being
In addition to counseling services, The Counseling and Mental Health Center has put together a page of resources and ideas for taking care of yourself. Consider trying one or two of these activities this week!
Financial Support for Students with Disabilities
SSD is accepting applications for the James M. Young Endowment, which provides funding for UT students with disabilities needing financial support for educational or disability-related expenses. Apply online
Join the Disability Advocacy Student Coalition!
DASC is a student organization focused on disability advocacy, connection and support. Connect with them on social media or check out their weekly meetings! Connect with DASC .