Welcome to Services for Students with Disabilities
Thank You Volunteers!
The Virginia Tech Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) office would like to thank our student volunteer notetakers for their community service during the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters. This academic year 300 student volunteers and alternates contributed approximately 4,000 hours of community service by providing notes in an average of 100 classes per semester. Thank you for upholding the Virginia Tech motto, Ut Prosim "That I May Serve" and helping support a more diverse community.
For a list of volunteer notetakers please go to: http://www.ssd.vt.edu/notetakerthanks2013.htm.
ASD Parent Survey
Spring 2013 Commencement
Accessibility information for the Spring 2013 Commencement ceremonies can be found here. If you need general commencement information please see the University's Commencement Information page.
(above the Turner Place Dining Center)
Welcome to SSD!
Welcome to the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) website. We are here to assist you in making your experience at Virginia Tech both accessible and successful. SSD coordinates a variety of services for students with disabilities. The information you will find at this site will guide you in accessing the services and accommodations you may need. You are encouraged to explore the links on the left hand side of this page and feel free to contact the SSD office. We are here to answer any disability related questions you may have throughout your college career.
Disability Awareness and 2013Excellence in Access and Inclusion Awards
Making Connections and Moving Forward
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Torgersen Museum, Torgersen Hall
Spponsored by Services for Students with Disabilities.
Dr. Mark Patishnock will give a special presentation. Dr. Patishnock is a staff counselor at the Virginia Tech Cook Counseling Center. His presentation will be about "Being 12 Feet Tall." In a universal way, our differences can provide us with a means of energy to move forward, and as a way to connect with others. Hear from SSD students on what has helped them along their paths to success. There will then be a brief awards presentation. Refreshments will be served. Please register at https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1363359850299.
SSD Notetaking Services Featured in VT Spotlight
The Virginia Tech "Spotlight on Impact" article features information about the service, about the volunteers, and about the students who benefit. There are also links to more information from the SSD website, a video on the Notetaking Services, and a separate article about Lee and Regina Steeneck (VT class of 1970) who have donated generously to Services for Students with Disabilities. Read the article here.
Last updated: Wednesday, 08-May-2013 08:20:19 EDT
Request Your Accommodation Letters for Summer and Fall
If you need Accommodation Letters for Summer I, Summer II, or Fall Semester 2013 you should
fill out the
Accommodation Letter Request
form and submit it as soon as possible.
NOTE: Processing these requests will require three business days.
Kelly Woodward receives 2013 President's Award for Excellence
Announcements for SSD Students
In addition to the important announcements on this page, SSD students will find new job, research, and scholarship opportunities on our Announcements for SSD Students page. New announcements as of May 1, 2013.
Alternate Text and Notetaking
Now accepting requests for alternate text format requests for Summer I and II Semesters. Summer I due date for alternate text is May 21, 2013. Due date for Notetaker requests is June 10, 2013. For Summer II, the due date for alternate text is July 2, and Notetaker requests is July 22.
Documentation Requirements & Forms
Students, information about your Documentation Requirments is located on the Documentation Guidelines page.
All forms and information for students can be found on the Students page.
Announcement for Faculty
A Faculty Guide explaining the provision of accommodations for students with disabilities related to exams, tests, quizzes and pop-quizzes has been published to the SSD website.
Tell Us About
Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about your visit to our website. No personal information will be collected and your comments will be used to make future improvements to the SSD web site. Thank you for participating.
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