The following resources are available to students, if you need assistance or have questions about available resources please contact the DRC.
What You Need To Know
DRC Peer Mentoring Program
The DRC Mentor Program connects students with disabilities with a mentor, whose role is to:
- Provide academic, personal, and social support to students with disabilities;
- Assist students in acclimating to and navigating the college environment;
- Facilitate the building of relationships between faculty, staff, and students;
- Assist students with connecting with campus resources, departments, and services;
- Foster personal development of self-reliance, self-determination, and self-advocacy; and
- Assist students with becoming more engaged and socially integrated into their college experience.
For more information, please contact the DRC.
Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education
As a student with a disability, you need to be well informed about your rights and responsibilities as well as the responsibilities postsecondary schools have toward you. Being well informed will help ensure you have a full opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the postsecondary education experience. The Office for Civil Rights in the U. S. Department of Education, explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools, as well as the obligations of a postsecondary school.
- U.S. Department of Education: Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education
- Black Disabled and Proud: College Students with Disabilities
- Divas with Disabilities Website
- National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities
- Talking About Race (National Museum of African American History & Culture)