Petition for a Disability Center on Campus!

Help us in garnering support for a designated space on campus for the disabled community here at UIowa.

Welcome to UISDAA!

UI Students for Disability Advocacy & Awareness (UISDAA, we pronounce the acronym as "YOOSE-duh"), primarily an organization both by and for disabled students and their allies, works to raise critical disability awareness on campus, provide a community and supportive space for students with disabilities, and promote disability justice on campus for the success and safety of disabled students. We do this by providing both disabled students and allies alike with ample opportunities to acquire knowledge about disability, develop their leadership and advocacy skills, and create tangible changes surrounding disability-related issues at the university level.

University Resources

Resources on Disability

If you are searching for resources on disability, either to learn more about your own disability or to research for a project, the Director of the Main Library's Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Janalyn Moss, organized a variety of resources on disability available through the UI Libraries.

Disabled and Proud (UISDAA)

Student Disability Services

Head on over to Student Disability Services to apply for accommodations, learn more about campus resources, and receive academic coaching.

University Counseling Services

University Counseling Services offers individual therapy sessions for students, along with group therapy with specific groups relating to issues such as ADHD and Chronic Health.

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Campus Accessibility Map

To help facilitate an easier route throughout the UIowa campus, check out this map detailing accessibility features like accessible parking, Cambus stops, and sidewalk grades.

Navigating Student Disability Services

Guide to Accommodations

Student Disability Services (SDS) has a lot to offer students. To make things a bit easier, check out this guide to SDS and its services such as accommodations, academic navigation, transportation, and more.

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Accessibility Resources at the Library

The Main Library offers a variety of resources such as quiet study rooms (for both individuals and groups) and various items from noise-dampening headphones to weighted lap pads!

Advocacy & Awareness

University Events & News

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Virtual Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Virtual
Intro to Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Intro to Mindfulness program… Is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) Is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice Is taught in small groups Register here: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs...
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Virtual Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Virtual
Intro to Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Intro to Mindfulness program… Is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) Is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice Is taught in small groups Register here: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs...
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Virtual Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Virtual
Intro to Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Intro to Mindfulness program… Is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) Is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice Is taught in small groups Register here: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs...
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Virtual Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Virtual
Intro to Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Intro to Mindfulness program… Is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) Is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice Is taught in small groups Register here: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs...
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Success, Not Excess

Thursday, May 9, 2024 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Supporting Students Desiring a Change Success, Not Excess provides a small, safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through reducing alcohol and other drug use. Meetings are provided by the UI Collegiate Recovery Program. For more information, please visit our website. This is not a treatment group and will not...
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Be a Part of Our Community!

UISDAA's Discord server holds a lively community here to support you in your college career and day-to-day life.

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