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Apply: Spring 2021 Disability Services Scholarships

Nov. 10, 2020

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Screen Fatigue Tips

Tips for managing screen fatigue for online classes. Plan Your Time Try to schedule your screen time at the most optimal time for you. If you are more fatigued at the end of the day, schedule time in the morning or early afternoon to study and complete assignments Take breaks...

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Accommodate Portal for Faculty

Aug. 27, 2020

The fall semester has officially started, and that means faculty have started to receive accommodation letters from students. Disability Services is excited to introduce a new software program called Accommodate to help manage accommodation requests and implementations. Here’s everything you need to know about this new program. What is Accommodate...

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Student Accommodation Resources for Remote Learning

July 17, 2020

To ensure a seamless transition to remote course instruction, we encourage you to quickly learn from instructors how the course will be managed and have conversations about how your accommodations will be applied to the next context. DS is happy to discuss any concerns you or your instructor may have about how to implement accommodations.

Disability Services COVID-19 Updates

July 14, 2020

Disability Services is providing support to students over the phone and virtually. Please reach out to us at dsinfo@colorado.edu or call 303-492-8671. Students who are sick with COVID-19 do not need to file for Temporary Medical Condition with Disability Services to receive flexibility with attendance, missed quizzes or exams. Students...

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Preparing for Remote Testing

Accommodations still apply for remote final exams, and there are things students with disabilities can do to ensure all goes as smooth as possible. Disability Services, in collaboration with the Office of Information Technology (OIT), Digital Accessibility and Arts and Sciences Academic Coaching have put together various resources for students...

Job and internship opportunities with the Workforce Recruitment Program

Aug. 27, 2019

Are you interested in working in the government for the summer or after you graduate? If so, please read below to learn about the Workforce Recruitment Program! Workforce Recruitment Program The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), coordinated by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S...

Faculty Flex Plan Information Sessions

Aug. 12, 2019

Replicating the spring and summer 2019 semesters, students with Flexibility with Attendance and Assignment Deadlines accommodations will no longer be asked to meet 1:1 with faculty for the Impact Letter; rather, faculty will receive an email directly from Disability Services with instructions and a CU Google Form link to the...

ASK Program Discontinued

June 25, 2019

The Academic Skills Kit (ASK) program has been discontinued due to a decrease in attendance numbers and other campus resources offering similar services. If you have any questions surrounding this announcement, please contact us at dsinfo@colorado.edu .

Flexibility with Attendance and Assignment Deadlines Plan Update

June 10, 2019

Disability Services has updated the way flexibility with attendance and assignment-related issues are handled for students approved for an Impact Letter, now known as the Flex Plan. Moving forward, students will no longer need to meet with their professors each semester to discuss their Impact Letter/Flex Plan as Disability Services...