Beyond the Field is a UConn organization whose mission is to bring guests to the campus community whose interests intersect with athletics as well as other social issues. In the past, they have hosted guests who have discussed the interplay between sexual assault and college athletics, race and sport, gender and sport, and much more. Kicking […]
The 2017 World Usability Day New England event is coming to beautiful Connecticut. Join us on November 9th for a day of educational presentations at the University of Connecticut Student Union building. Learn about Accessible documents, Website Design and Compliance, User Experience, Universal Design, and the latest Assistive Technology for education and employment, as well as accessible design in the home and community.
UConn Interpreting Services and the Center for Students with Disabilities welcomes you to join us for a memorable event on Tuesday September 26, 2017, from 6:00-8:00 at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, CT. This is the first celebration of its kind in Connecticut, and our excitement in preparing for this occasion matches your excitement to attend!
Students with chronic health conditions represent the second largest disability population at UConn. In an effort to increase awareness of invisible disabilities, the CSD will kick off their 50th anniversary celebration through a keynote and panel discussion with Ally Hilfiger about chronic Lyme disease. Join us in the Student Union Theatre on September 12th at 5:00 pm.
Uconn has been named #2 on the Universities.com “Top Colleges for Students with Visual Disabilities” list which was published in their Ultimate Guide for Blind & Visually Impaired College Students. The guide offers a complete walkthrough to help blind and visually impaired students navigate their college experience. You’ll find a list of the things to […]
The Center for Students with Disabilities is pleased to announce that for the spring 2017 semester, we will be offering two scholarships, each in the amount of $500, to be awarded to first year students who have a learning disability and wish to participate in the Center’s Beyond Access Program. The Beyond Access program is […]
Last week the members of the CSDTech Team gathered for our annual training in order to prepare for the start of the Fall semester. The CSDTech Team is in place to assist students registered with the CSD in exploring a variety of learning technologies that will help them in their courses. The team had a […]
Starting this spring, the CSD has a new procedure which no longer requires students to hand carry accommodation letters to instructors. Instead, instructors will be able to view accommodation letters electronically by logging into the CSD MyAccess system. Once accommodation letters are generated, instructors will receive an email (which students will be copied on) instructing […]
Beginning in Spring 2016, students are no longer required to complete a paper form when requesting to take a quiz/exam at the CSD. The exam administration process is now online and requests will be submitted using MyAccess (which students may have used to register with the CSD). Please note that whenever possible, students should take […]