Welcome, Fall 2021 Students!
Welcome to the University of Arizona! We hope your transition to campus is going smoothly. The DRC wants to share important start-of-the-semester reminders, as well as some fun opportunities.
Connect with DRC:
Notify instructors of your accommodations:
Requesting accommodations in your courses is a quick and easy process on our website. Visit https://drc.arizona.edu/ to login to your DRC student profile and request the appropriate accommodations. If you need a refresher, please refer to the video tutorial on requesting accommodations
Scheduling exams at DRC:
If you have classes with in-person exams and you will use accommodations, you should schedule them as soon as possible. This video explains the process scheduling exams.
DRC staff will continue to meet with students in a remote format to the greatest extent possible.
- If you are visiting the DRC in person, masks will be required for the health and safety of others. DRC staff will wear masks for in-person interactions.
Don’t get scammed:
DRC is aware of phishing emails/texts offering a job with Disability Resources. Do not respond and check the source of the email carefully. This is a popular scam and if you responded with personal information, contact UITS 24/7 to receive resources and information.
- Additional information can be found at: Information Security Office
Wildcat Welcome Week:
Refreshments will be available Monday 8/23 – Friday 8/27. Stop by for a quick treat or to visit the Disability Cultural Center.
Disability Cultural Center:
The DCC is located in the Highland Commons Building, room 217 (second floor of the Disability Resource Center). One of very few in the nation, Arizona’s Disability Cultural Center (DCC) is a space for students, faculty, and staff to explore and celebrate disability identity, culture and community. We offer a variety of events and programming that promote an authentic and intersectional perspective on disability. The DCC will be hosting an Open House on Thursday September 9th from 11:00 – 1:00pm. Stop by to meet the staff and introduce yourself!
- Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) Cultural Center Liaisons and Resources
2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games:
In our history, University of Arizona Adaptive Athletics has sent 34 athletes and alumni to the Paralympic Games. With its first competition in Rome, Italy in 1960, the Paralympic Games provide elite competition or the world's best, most accomplished disabled athletes. This year is not exception! The University of Arizona has 15 current or former athletes competing. Check out the schedule of events Paralympic Games TV Schedule