Looking AHEAD for Spring Semester — Graduation, Internships, Study Abroad, Campus Access

Published on January 11, 2023

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Event Date: February 23rd, 2023

Spring semester is upon us and that means that students will be busy in the upcoming months as they prepare for graduation and post-graduation plans. Typically spring semester brings about a variety of opportunities and a season of change for all students, especially those that are preparing to complete their studies at their institution. For disability services,preparing for student accommodations and access may require additional considerations and planning. This webinar is designed to highlight person-centered practices, tips, and suggestions for campus accessibility, study abroad programs, internships, and graduation. The strategies and resources that will be shared via this webinar are intended to build and strengthen individual and institutional capacity to serve deaf students.

Join the National Deaf Center for a webinar on our best tips and strategies for a successful Spring semester in supporting deaf students in higher education. While this webinar is designed for DSS personnel and postsecondary students, all are encouraged to attend to learn more about preparing for spring semester events.

The agenda for this webinar is derived from common inquiries to NDC’s Help Desk which include: 

  • Ways to best support students during their spring semester
  • How to effectively provide access for graduation ceremonies
  • Supporting deaf students who are planning to study abroad
  • Accommodating students who are in internships

 

Join us on February 23rd, 2023 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT for a discussion on how planning, creativity, flexibility, and partnership can lead to positive and accessible experiences for deaf students.

Event Code of Conduct

All are invited to participate as you are, engage with our team, and connect with other participants to learn together. NDC is committed to creating a harassment-free space of learning that welcomes all participants regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, transgender status, age, body type, appearances, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), veteran or marital status, national origin, or other classification protected by law. You agree to abide by the event code of conduct by attending the event.

NDC has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment of any kind and expects all event participants will help uphold a positive experience for all. NDC reserves the right to take any necessary and appropriate action, including immediate removal from the event, in response to any incident that violates the above-mentioned expectations. NDC also reserves the right to prohibit participation at any future events, virtually or in person.

Participants Are Expected to:

  • Conduct themselves in a manner that is considerate, respectful, and professional in their interactions with all present at the event.
  • Refrain from disruptive, disrespectful, disparaging, discouraging, discriminatory, or demeaning conduct.
  • Inform NDC if you notice any behavior not aligned with the conduct expectation outlined above.
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