Update academic progress and discuss fulfilling degree requirements. Maire holds drop-in hours from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the DSP office.
Professors from several departments hold drop-in hours for students at DSP. Get a faculty perspective on disclosure of disability in graduate school applications, how to discuss your accommodations and disability needs with faculty, or any other topics you'd like to discuss.
Research shows that students who study together not only get better grades but also have more fun!
Knowing you personally will help instructors assist you with any learning problems you may have. Later these instructors may be more willing and able to provide you with recommendations for graduate school or employment.
Let your DSP Specialist know if you might need a tutor. Through a cooperative program between DSP/TRIO and the Student Learning Center, some DSP/TRIO students can be teamed with well-trained SLC tutors.
The SLC offers credit-bearing classes linked to lecture courses, as well as tutoring, study groups, problem sessions, exam reviews, and mini-lectures — all designed to improve students' mastery of course material.
Discuss the possibility of studying abroad with your academic advisor and your DSP Specialist.
Library staff will furnish special assistance to students with disabilities. For advice or information about using the libraries, contact the Disabled Users' Library Network representative in the Main Library, Moffitt, or any of the branch libraries on campus.
Consider taking a course or doing a minor in Disability Studies. Disability Studies provides leadership and training for students, faculty, staff, and community members.