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March 7th: Deadline to Reserve Testing Space at SSD

March 5, 2014

If you have extended testing time, and the instructor cannot accommodate you for finals testing, please submit your test request form for Spring 2014 by Friday, March 7th at 5:00pm. This includes end of semester testing and finals.  Since we have limited space for testing, please contact your instructor first to see if they can… Read more. March 7th: Deadline to Reserve Testing Space at SSD

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Feb. 25th and March 5th: ADA Student Forums

February 18, 2014

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 Student Government-Students with Disabilities Agency.… Read more. Feb. 25th and March 5th: ADA Student Forums

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Hot Off the Press: SSD’s Spring 2014 Insider Newsletter

February 10, 2014

Want to know what’s new in SSD for the spring semester? Curious about upcoming events and opportunities for students with disabilities? Then take a few moments and read through the Spring 2014 Insider Newsletter. You can also read newsletters from past semesters on our Newsletter page.    

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Feb 4th and 6th: Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Forums

January 27, 2014

Voice Your Concerns at the Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Forums to be held February 4, 2014 from 4:00pm-5:00pm in NOA 3rd floor Austin Room and February 6, 2014 from 12:00pm-1:00pm in NOA 4.106. A message from the University ADA Coordinator: The University created a standing committee, the ADA Accessibility Committee, to address institution-wide, systemic issues… Read more. Feb 4th and 6th: Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Forums

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Have You Requested Your Accommodation Letters?

January 16, 2014

Each semester students registered with SSD are responsible for requesting Accommodation Letters from SSD and delivering them to each professor. This is best done as early in the semester as possible so you have time to coordinate the logistics of your accommodations with your professor. Professors aren’t required to accommodate you if you haven’t delivered… Read more. Have You Requested Your Accommodation Letters?

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Introducing Heather Kaplan as SSD’s new Disabilities Services Coordinator

January 9, 2014

Services for Students with Disabilities is excited to announce that Heather Kaplan has been selected as a Disabilities Services Coordinator at SSD. Many UT students and staff will recognize Heather because of her four years working and co-running the front office of as Administrative Associate with SSD.  Heather considers her time managing the many responsibilities… Read more. Introducing Heather Kaplan as SSD’s new Disabilities Services Coordinator

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Congratulations to the Fall 2013 Appreciation Award Nominees!

January 6, 2014

This fall we received 47 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:  …when I finally did sit down to talk with [my professor]  she made me… Read more. Congratulations to the Fall 2013 Appreciation Award Nominees!

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Notice about Pedestrian Disruption

December 16, 2013

There will be a lot of movement in the College of Engineering beginning December 21, 2013, continuing well into 2014. The College will have a new building which requires the elimination of some of the existing structures. The affected area is bordered by 24th street, Speedway, Dean Keaton and San Jacinto. The first, Fall 2013… Read more. Notice about Pedestrian Disruption

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Nominate Faculty/Staff for an Appreciation Award from SSD

December 3, 2013

It’s time to nominate faculty and staff for SSD’s End of the Semester Faculty/Staff Appreciation Awards! Have you had a particularly great experience with a faculty or staff member this semester?  If so, this is an excellent opportunity to show your appreciation. Your anonymous nominations will result in SSD generating letters of thanks along with a desk… Read more. Nominate Faculty/Staff for an Appreciation Award from SSD

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Nov. 22nd: Late/Appeal Course Load Reduction Application Deadline

November 21, 2013

Friday November 22nd-Late/Appeal Course Load Reduction Application Deadline November 22nd is the last day for undergraduate students to submit a completed CLR application that contains an explanation/justification of the circumstances creating a need to drop after the University drop deadline. Along with a completed CLR application, students must provide time sensitive documentation (documentation must indicate… Read more. Nov. 22nd: Late/Appeal Course Load Reduction Application Deadline

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