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Our New Name

We are excited to share the news of three name changes to our office!

  • Disability Services is now the Disability Resource Center (DRC)
  • Student Services is now Student Access
  • Disability Specialists are now Access Consultants

Why the change?

Our mission statement is “Advancing Access for Everyone.”

Disability is integral to who we are. We advance access by addressing barriers in the learning and working environments of the University of Minnesota.

Campus Resources

Aurora Center

www.umn.edu/aurora        
This center provides legal, medical, housing and academic advocacy through a 24-hour crisis line to victims/survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

Boynton Health Services

Registration

Thank you for your interest.  Registration has closed.  If you would still like to attend D/HH Day 2014, please email dsdhhday@umn.ed

DHH Day Stay Connected

Like us on Facebook!

Check in to get reminders and see fun posts leading up to the big event!

Meet a new friend at DHH Day? Encourage each other to like our page so you can STAY CONNECTED after the event!

Curious what previous DHH Days looked like? Check our our photo archives here!

DHH Day Events and Schedule

DHH Day is an annual event hosted by the University of Minnesota for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School students.

DHH Day 2014 will take place MAY 1st in Coffman Memorial Union 8:30 - 1:00.

Agenda:

8:00 Registration opens
9:00 Welcome and Agenda
9:40 Students: large group activity and workshops; Adults: panel
11:15 Film
11:30 Lunch
12:00 Student Panel
12:45 Wrap up

Optional: tours available upon request after the event.

DHH Student Bios

Welcome!

WE CAN'T WAIT TO MEET YOU!

We invite to you our University community, and look forward to meeting you on May 1st, 2014. In the meantime, check out some of our student bios to get to know us a little better. (If you would like captions, click the cc button.)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day 2014: Dare 2 B U!

Date: May 1st, 2014

DHH Day is an annual event hosted by the University of Minnesota for Deaf and Hard of Hearing high school students.

Access Achievement Awards, 2013

The recipients of the Access Achievement Awards for 2013 were nominated by University of Minnesota students and Disability Resource Center staff. Here is what we had to say about the nominees:

Laura Coffin Koch, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education –

Laura Coffin Koch has served the University for a long time. She was here when there was a general college and served as an Associate Professor in Postsecondary Teaching and Learning. She ushered the remarkably complicated project of changing the curriculum from quarters to semesters.

Testing Accommodations FAQs for Instructors

What are the benefits to having the student complete their exams within the academic department?

There are several benefits for accommodating a student in your own department:

  • Better communication between student and instructor,
  • Student is able to get questions answered faster,
  • Less correspondence needed to set up a test, and
  • Instructors get the exams back immediately.

 

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