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Accessibility Student Advisory Board

Accessibility Student Advisory Board

The Office for Access and Equity and Student Disability Services are pleased to announce the creation of the Office of the Provost’s Accessibility Student Advisory Board  for Academic Year 2019-2020.  The Office of the Provost’s Accessibility Student Advisory Board will be a group of University of Chicago students that meet twice per quarter to serve as liaisons between the Office of the Provost and students (College, graduate and professional) regarding the accessibility of the University of Chicago campus and issues specific to students in the University community with disabilities.

Advisory Board Charge

  • To provide student feedback and input on existing programs and resources that address accessibility and campus-wide awareness of disability-related issues.
  • To identify and implement effective ways to inform and educate the University community about existing services and programs.  
  • To use student input to identify areas where there may be a lack of knowledge regarding University resources and provide recommendations to increase campus-wide awareness of the importance of accessibility.

Advisory Board Eligibility

  • Current enrollment as a University of Chicago College, graduate or professional student.
  • Available to attend Student Advisory Board meetings that will be held on Hyde Park campus.
  • In good academic standing with the University of Chicago. 
  • Must complete an application and participate in an in-person interview.
  • Must be available for an interview at the end of Spring Quarter 2019.

The Office for Access and Equity and Student Disability Services are now accepting applications for the Office of the Provost’s Accessibility Student Advisory Board. Apply online or visit the Campus and Student Life website for additional information. The Office for Access and Equity and Student Disability Services are committed to the full participation of all members of the University community. If you have any questions regarding access or to request any reasonable accommodation that would facilitate your participation in the application process, please contact Jacqueline Hennard by email at jacquelineh1@uchicago.edu or by phone at 773.702.1032.

Non-discrimination Statement

In keeping with its long-standing traditions and policies, the University of Chicago considers students, employees, applicants for admission or employment, and those seeking access to University programs on the basis of individual merit. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972). For additional information regarding the University of Chicago’s Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct, please see: http://harassmentpolicy.uchicago.edu/page/policy.

The University official responsible for coordinating compliance with this Notice of Nondiscrimination is Bridget Collier, Associate Provost for Equal Opportunity Programs. Ms. Collier also serves as the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Affirmative Action Officer, and Section 504/ADA Coordinator. You may contact Ms. Collier by emailing bcollier@uchicago.edu, by calling 773.702.5671, or by writing to Bridget Collier, Office of the Provost, The University of Chicago, 5525 S. Ellis Ave., Suite B, Chicago, IL 60637.

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