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Student Announcements

Research project participation. Join Team TechTribe’s project to enhance online accessibility for individuals with disabilities, particularly the blind and low-vision communities! We’re integrating Generative AI to tackle online accessibility hurdles. We’d love to have you on board if you’re passionate about making a difference. Sign up to schedule a meeting and be part of the change!

The UW Disability Studies Program now offers student awards and research funding for which all students are encouraged to apply! Please read the following websites for deadlines, application processes, and eligibility criteria. The Dennis Lang Student Award nomination deadline is April 1, 2024 and the Harlan Hahn Fund application deadline is April 10, 2024.

Applications are open for the 2024-25 Barbara Greenberg Distinguished Scholarship! Applications are due April 22nd, before 11:59 pm. Visit the website for more information.

disABLEDperson, Inc. has announced their Spring 2024 National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities! This competition begins on January 2, 2024, and ends on March 15, 2024 for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)! Details at www.disABLEDperson.com

DRS is excited to share a new Academic Skills website we created for any UW student with psychological and/or learning disabilities!

DRS wants your feedback! Please fill out our survey to share feedback and experiences with us.

Check out important DRS and campus dates on our Quarterly Calendar for Winter 2024.

Screen-reader friendly version: Winter 2024

Instructor Announcements

Read a note from UW’s Vice Provost to all instructors about how they can make classes accessible.

Instructors, UW has created a new website to support Teaching at UW, that includes tips on accessible courses.

Important Dates in the Quarter

Students, please make sure you have activated your accommodations for your classes. Check the Services Request Timeline.

To plan your timely requests for specific accommodations, review the Services Request Timeline.

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You can also review the full list of UW Academic Calendar dates here.
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Related campus resources

Not sure whether we’re the exact place you’re looking for? Interested in our other partners here at UW?

Quick Links to commonly used DRS Resources

  1. Getting Started with DRS
  2. Frequently asked questions
  3. UW Housing Disability Accommodations
  4. DRS COVID-19 Resources Page
  5. Supporting students with disabilities at the UW
  6. Specific UW accommodation information
  7. myDRS Video Tutorials
  8. Resource List for Learning Disabilities/ADHD Assessments & Diagnosticians
  9. Career Development and Students with Disabilities
  10. Free Online Document Conversion Tool

Updated 26 June 2023

 

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