The Student Disability Services is hosting a series of informal sessions to discuss what you need to know to talk with instructors and to request accommodations. FREE snacks and drinks will be provided, and there will be plenty of time for questions; so register below!
Communicating with Faculty
Does the idea of talking with your instructors seem daunting, or do you just not know where to start? Stop by the Student Disability Services on August 29 for advice on just how to do that! Learn more about how to approach instructors for help with course work, as well as how to talk to them about your accommodations.
August 29, 2016
Requesting Alternate Format Materials
These sessions will cover the process of requesting materials/books in alternate format, which often include PDFs and word documents. We will also explore a variety of software available for effective use with the alt. format materials.
August 30, 2016
These sessions will include information about scheduling exams, FAQs (after hours exams, late requests, things to do before scheduling like discussing alt times with the professor), testing in general and following up with coordinators with concerns with testing.
September 8, 2016
Requesting Note Takers
You are approved for a note taker, now what? Stop by the Student Disability Services on September 7 for advice on how to talk to your professors about your note taking accommodation, how to request a note taker, and how to get the most from note taking services.
Rescheduled to September 13, 2016