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Disability Resources for Students

Events & Opportunities

Fall Events in DRS, MGH 011

DRS Exam Scheduling & Tech Show Pizza Party, Oct 11th, 5-6pm

  • Come schedule all your exams for the quarter and ask questions of staff. Bring your syllabi, schedule your exams, eat PIZZA.
  • Come learn some cool technologies you can use in the classroom, and eat PIZZA.

Fall Campus Events

UW Business Career Fair Accessibility and Inclusion Hour, Oct 11th 1-2pm, HUB Ballrooms

Career & Internship Center Workshops and Events, Fall 2017

Check out all the events and sessions the UW Career and Internship Center has this spring. Workshops range from presentations on strategies for success in the job & internship search to topics tailor for international and/or graduate students. For a list of events and workshops click here.

Adaptive Yoga at the IMA !

Adaptive yoga classes are smaller than traditional classes, allowing for a more hands-on approach. Yoga poses are adapted for people with physical limitations due to a range of conditions (paralysis, amputation, MS, stroke, etc.) Classes incorporate breathing exercises and relaxation/meditation. Participants may practice in a sturdy chair (provided), thick mat (provided), wheelchair, or their own yoga mat. View the schedule on the IMA course site.

UW D Center

The D Center strives to create an inclusive, accessible space affirming of all bodies, minds and identities by fostering a culture of social justice and pride.

  • Volunteer Opportunities in the D Center. If you are interested please email dcmedia@uw.edu to schedule a meeting.

UW Disability Studies Events and Programs

Disability Studies at the University of Washington involves a multi-campus interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, students and community members, who share an interest in questions relating to society’s understanding of disability.

Scholarship Opportunities

UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

disABLEDperson, Inc Fall 2017 National Scholarship

To participate, follow these simple steps: Write an essay with no more than 1000 words (prompt can be found at www.disABLEDperson.com/scholarships/23. This competition begins on September 12, 2017 and ends on November 12, 2017 for the award of $2000.00 (two thousand dollars)! Details at www.disABLEDperson.com

Eligible to Learn

Eligible to Learn is a scholarship that anyone with a disability who is attending an accredited University can apply for. They have two $1,250 scholarships that are awarded each fall and spring.  The upcoming deadline for fall is December 31, 2017.  Here’s the link to apply: https://eligibility.com/scholarships

Mentorship and Internship Opportunities

Google Internships and Student Programs

Google hosts a variety of programs including internships for juniors. Check out google.com/students/programs for more information.

Lime Internship Connections

Lime Internship Connection applications are now open! Over 40 great internship roles are now available for current undergraduate, graduate, PhD, LLM and MD students in the U.S. Don’t miss some of the upcoming deadlines! Learn more and apply today at the The Lime Network.

Career Development and Students with Disabilities

Recent changes in federal legislation regarding employment are benefiting people with disabilities now more than ever. DRS, Career Services and DO-IT are partnering on creating resources and information as you embark on your transition to work after the UW.