Author: Alyssa

World Usability Day New England Conference – November 9, 2017

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.

Deaf Professionals: Breaking the Sound Barrier

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!

KICKOFF EVENT: Ally Hilfiger & Surviving Chronic Lyme Disease

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.

Beyond Access Scholarship Opportunity!!!

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 […]

Changes to the Delivery of Accommodation Letters

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 […]

New Exam Administration Procedures

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 […]