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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 […]

Fall 2017 National Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The Fall 2017  National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities applications are now open! disABLEDperson Inc., is awarding $2,000 (two thousand dollars) through this competition, which will end on November 12, 2017. To participate, follow these simple steps: Write an essay with no more than 1000 words. Next, you need to register for the […]

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 […]