Author: Amanda

Join us for the 5th Annual Care Package Drive!

The UConn Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs has initiated its 5th Annual Care Package Drive!  At CSD, we will be placing collection boxes in our office, where the collected items will be donated to shelters which provide housing, training, job placement, and other services to the homeless and those in need with a focus on veterans. Homes […]

Apply for the Spring 2018 Beyond Access Scholarship!!!

Beyond Access Scholarship Opportunity!!! The Center for Students with Disabilities is pleased to announce that for the spring 2018 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 […]

Helping Your Student with Disabilities Prepare for the Future

“Planning is important for any teen on their way to college – but for those with disabilities, it’s absolutely imperative”, said Joseph Madaus, Professor of Education, Director of the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Connecticut. In a UConn Today article titled, “Helping Your Student […]

Come See “Newsies” this Saturday!

University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) is collaborating with the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) to provide interpreted theatrical performances this summer! The third and final performance of the summer season, “Newsies”, is occurring right now and will be interpreted on Saturday, July 15th at 2:00. “Newsies” is a show inspired by the “Newsboy Strike of 1899” […]

UCONN Construction Activity During Summer

In order to provide students and faculty with the best spaces in which to live and learn, UCONN is undergoing a strategic master plan to construct and improve the campus. Please note that construction may inhibit daily routes and routines, as some areas may be closed in order to facilitate the completion of major construction […]

Application for $6,000 Scholarship Awards

Each year, Learning Ally offers two endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities. The top three winners from each program receive a $6,000 scholarship award and participate at a national celebration. College seniors and graduate students who are blind or visually impaired are eligible to apply. Applications are now open and […]

10 Studying and Tech Hacks for Finals Week

We have finally reached the last week of classes, which means final exams are right around the corner. On top of exams, there may still be projects and homework due (how can they be so cruel?). To help ease your worries, here are 10 studying hacks and tech tips for surviving the upcoming workload! Make a “cheat […]

ASL-Interpreted Performances for Shrek the Musical

University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) is partnering with the Connecticut Repertory Theater to provide sign-interpreted performances of Shrek the Musical—a raucous (and timely) musical extravaganza based on the award-winning DreamWorks animated. There will be two sign-interpreted performances: a student matinee on Friday, April 28 at 10 am and a general audience matinee on Saturday, […]