The UVicSSD provides several services to better assist students with disabilities throughout the University campus. Below are the provided services and assistance programs offered by the SSD. Please feel free to contact the SSD for more information regarding these services.
Effective immediately the SSD snack program provides:
- mandarin oranges
- gluten free crackers & granola bars
- orange & apple juice boxes
Office services provided by the SSD include printing, copying and scanning as well as distribution of information around campus regarding appropriate events and activities.
The SSD provides assistance with adaptive technology including:
- Dragon Naturally Speaking
- CCTV Scan Reader (includes a portable reader that can be lent out)
Online and in person support is provided by the SSD to students requiring assistance navigating the University campus.
The SSD provides information regarding University processes relating to medical withdrawals, options for accommodation and accessibility, and other campus resources students may need.
Advocacy is provided to students with disabilities who require assistance speaking with faculty and staff and writing letters for support. The SSD is also currently vying for additional space in the SUB for UVic students with disabilities looking for a community resource space and a safe space for confidential and private meetings and making phone calls.