November 4th: Drop Deadline

November 4, 2014

Undergraduate students who may need to drop a course for disability-related reasons must submit their completed application to the SSD office (SSB 4.206) by 5pm on November 4th. All students need to submit a completed CLR application and provide documentation that verifies they are seeking to drop a course for disability-related reasons. If a student… Read more. November 4th: Drop Deadline

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October 27th: Priority Registration

October 16, 2014

This information is for current UNDERGRADUATE students who registered with SSD prior to October 3, 2014 and are approved for Priority Registration as an accommodation. The priority registration time for the Spring 2015 semester is Monday, October 27th from 2 pm to midnight. Please make sure to clear all advising and other bars prior to October 27th. … Read more. October 27th: Priority Registration

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October is Disability Awareness Month!

September 30, 2014

During the 82nd Legislative Session, HB 3616 was passed which designates October as Persons with Disabilities History and Awareness Month in Texas (commonly called Disability Awareness Month). During this time, we have an opportunity to highlight the achievements of Texans with disabilities who made significant contributions to the state and to acknowledge the extraordinary Americans… Read more. October is Disability Awareness Month!

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Check out SSD’s Fall 2014 Newsletter!

September 29, 2014

  If you want to know what’s happening at SSD this semester, look no further than the Fall edition of the SSD Insider! With information on Disability Awareness Month events, important academic dates and deadlines and opportunities to get involved, the SSD Insider is your way to keep up to date and in the know!… Read more. Check out SSD’s Fall 2014 Newsletter!

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October 3rd: Final Day to Turn In Testing Reservation Forms

September 25, 2014

 Due to the increased number of students registered with SSD and the limited testing spaces available at the SSD office, we are close to reaching capacity for testing spaces for the entire fall semester. PLEASE NOTE that the FINAL DAY you can submit the Testing Reservation Form to SSD will be FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3rd by… Read more. October 3rd: Final Day to Turn In Testing Reservation Forms

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September Is Deaf Awareness Month

September 17, 2014

Services for Student with Disabilities and the Department of Linguistics invite you to join them for a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Meet & Greet. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4–6 p.m. Glickman Conference Center College of Liberal Arts Building CLA 1.302 B Join us for an opportunity to meet deaf and hard of hearing students,… Read more. September Is Deaf Awareness Month

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Sept. 10th and 11th: SSD Orientation

August 18, 2014

SSD will be holding an orientation session to help freshman and transfer students start the semester with confidence! During orientation we will be talking about delivering your Accommodation Letters, talking to your instructors and setting up your classroom and testing accommodations. Current students will be providing their perspectives on using accommodations at UT and SSD… Read more. Sept. 10th and 11th: SSD Orientation

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Pedestrian and Access Disruptions

August 4, 2014

Summer/Fall 2014 During the summer there is lots of construction and remodeling taking place on campus. Sometimes these projects temporarily disrupt pedestrian routes or accessible pathways. Below are some disruptions that have been brought to our attention. We will continue to update these as we get additional information. Stay tuned! Parlin Elevator Access: ADA upgrades… Read more. Pedestrian and Access Disruptions

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SSD Summer Closure

July 8, 2014

The SSD office will be closed on the dates listed below for our annual retreat and training on our new database software. These types of trainings allow us to be more effective and efficient at our work the rest of the year. Please note that SSD will still be proctoring exams for students with previously… Read more. SSD Summer Closure

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SSD Welcomes Sarah Vahle as Disabilities Services Coordinator!

June 23, 2014

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 abroad, she accepted a position… Read more. SSD Welcomes Sarah Vahle as Disabilities Services Coordinator!

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