Disability Services for Students

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Resources for Students

Students with disabilities are partners in their own academic success. They respond to the same expectations and assume the same responsibilities as their non-disabled peers, albeit WITH the support of Disability Services for Students and reasonable accommodations. Listed below are campus and off-campus resources for students:

Resources at the University of Rhode Island

Community Resources in Rhode Island

Related Resources at the University of Rhode Island:

Financial Aid Resources for Students with Disabilities:

Affordable Colleges Online: College Guide for Students with Disabilities:

Financial Aid Guide for Students with Disabilities:

Survival Strategies and Study Skills

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  1. Being a full-time student is like having a full-time job – about 40 hours per week.
  2. Read the syllabus for each class every day – make sure you are keeping up daily.
  3. Get a good academic planner. Keep a careful daily plan with due dates, exam dates and to-do lists.
  4. Review and re-write your class notes after every class.
  5. Talk to your professor during office hours if you have ANY questions about course content.
  6. Seek out learning specialists and tutors at the Academic Enhancement Center4th Floor, Roosevelt Hall. 401-874-2367
  7. If you have any questions or problems – seek out your support counselor at Disability Services for Students – we can help you troubleshoot problems and find resources.

Other helpful resources are

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP): For students (and veteran students) with disabilities.

A collaboration of the Federal Workforce Recruitment Program, URI Disability Services for Students and Center for Career and Experiential Education

Students with disabilities who have a GPA of 2.8 or higher may explore internship and employment opportunities with federal government and private sector agencies.

Student Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Workforce Recruitment Program

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