University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nov. 19th, Dec. 3rd, Dec. 13th: Interviews for Disabilities Services Coordinator Position

November 18, 2013

We would like to invite you to attend interviews for three candidates who are being brought to campus to interview for the Disabilities Services Coordinator position within Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). We value your input and feedback as we select a new staff member to be part of the SSD team! The interview […]

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SSD Wants to Hear Your Story!

November 8, 2013

  Share Your Story! SSD is looking for students who are willing to share their experiences using accommodations and/or working with SSD. We will be highlighting some of these stories on our website as a way to share the student perspective of working with SSD. Please consider sharing your story- it can be as brief […]

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Nov. 5th: Last Day to Drop a Course

November 4, 2013

Tuesday November 5th is the last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons. This is also the last day to submit a Course Load Reduction application to SSD to have a course dropped for disability/non-academic reasons. All students […]

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Nov. 1st: Last Day to Reserve Testing Space at SSD for Fall 2013

October 21, 2013

Please note that the FINAL DAY you can submit the Testing Reservation Form to SSD is FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1st by 5:00PM     This is for ALL remaining exams for the Fall 2013 semester including final examinations! In addition to SSD’s regular testing hours (M-F 8:30-4:30), SSD testing spaces will also be available for final exams on […]

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October 28th: Priority Registration

October 17, 2013

This information applies to current UNDERGRADUATE students who registered with SSD prior to October 11, 2013 and are approved for Priority Registration as an accommodation. This is a reminder that the priority registration time for the Spring 2014 semester is Monday, October 28th from 2 pm to midnight. Please make sure to clear all advising and other […]

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October 16th: FREE webinar, “Improve the Notes You Take in Class Today and Increase Your GPA Tomorrow”

October 15, 2013

AHEAD President and Ohio State ADA Coordinator Scott Lissner will be hosting a FREE online webinar,  “Improve the Notes You Take in Class Today and Increase Your GPA Tomorrow”. Mr. Lissner knows studying begins with taking great notes and is personally committed to providing students with the knowledge they need to succeed.  Mr. Lissner is […]

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