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June 3rd and June 4th: Interviews for Disabilities Services Coordinator

May 28, 2014

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 are below. Students, faculty, and… Read more. June 3rd and June 4th: Interviews for Disabilities Services Coordinator

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Congratulations to our Spring 2014 Appreciation Award Nominees!

May 27, 2014

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 accommodation and read it in… Read more. Congratulations to our Spring 2014 Appreciation Award Nominees!

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Share Your Feedback!

May 12, 2014

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 where there are areas for… Read more. Share Your Feedback!

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SSD is Accepting Nominations for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Awards!

April 30, 2014

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. SSD is Accepting Nominations for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Awards!

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Accommodations for Commencement Ceremonies

April 15, 2014

This information is for students who will be participating in graduation/commencement ceremonies in May. If you will not be participating in these ceremonies the information will not apply to you (yet!).  Please be aware that commencement ceremonies often require graduates to stand for long periods and/or use stairs to access the stage where you will… Read more. Accommodations for Commencement Ceremonies

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April 14th: Priority Registration

March 28, 2014

This information is for current UNDERGRADUATE students who registered with SSD prior to March 18, 2014 and are approved for Priority Registration as an accommodation. Priority registration time for the summer/fall 2014 semester is Monday, April 14, from 2 pm to midnight.  Your Registration Information Sheet (RIS) will not be updated with your registration time until April… Read more. April 14th: Priority Registration

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March 26th: Students on the Spectrum

March 21, 2014

 SSD will be hosting an event  that will give students with Asperger’s Syndrome or other autism-spectrum diagnoses a chance to connect with each other to share experiences and offer ideas and resources while enjoying pizza and drinks. Wednesday March 26th at 5:30pm in the SSD office (SSB 4.206) Several students have requested an opportunity to help… Read more. March 26th: Students on the Spectrum

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SSD Welcomes Jean Johnson as Administrative Associate!

March 18, 2014

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 Administrative Assistant at a local… Read more. SSD Welcomes Jean Johnson as Administrative Associate!

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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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