Disability and Access (D&A) ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences at the University of Texas at Austin by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations. We also engage in outreach across campus in order to make campus a more inclusive, accessible and welcoming environment for people… read more
SSD Welcomes Sarah Vahle as Disabilities Services Coordinator!
SSD is excited to introduce Sarah Vahle as the newest member of the SSD Team! Although Sarah is new to Austin, she is not new to the world of Disability Services in higher education. Sarah grew up in Southern Maryland and attended college in Northern Virginia. After spending a year… read more
June 3rd and June 4th: Interviews for Disabilities Services Coordinator
SSD would like to invite you to participate in interviews and provide your feedback on two candidates that are being brought to campus to interview for the Disabilities Services Coordinator position within Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). The interview dates are June 3rd and June 4th, and the scheduled times/locations… read more
Congratulations to our Spring 2014 Appreciation Award Nominees!
This spring we received 33 nominations for Appreciation Awards! We are glad so many SSD students had great experiences with faculty and staff this semester and took the time to send in their nominations. Here are some excerpts from students’ nominations: [My professor] is the only professor who opened my… read more
Share Your Feedback!
Each spring Services for Students with Disabilities turns to students registered with our office for feedback. We’re interested in knowing more about your experiences with our office as well as on campus and in the classroom.We take your feedback seriously and what to know what is working for students and… read more
SSD Welcomes Jean Johnson as Administrative Associate!
Students, faculty and staff who have come through the front doors of SSD may have noticed a new face sitting at the front desk. SSD is excited to have Jean Johnson as part of the team helping to manage the front desk. Jean comes to SSD after working as an… read more
Feb. 25th and March 5th: ADA Student Forums
The ADA Student Forums are a place for students to share their concerns and suggestions about campus accessibility and provide feedback on their experiences as a student with a disability at UT. The campus ADA Coordinator and SSD staff will be in attendance and pizza will be provided by the… read more