Disability Services Programs and Events

Disability inclusivity isn’t solely related to academic accommodations.  Co-curricular  activities are an important part of what we do, promoting access  and student voice. Have something you’d like to see or do? Let us know!

Stay tuned for additional spring events, or check out the Student Affairs Events Page:

Division of Student Affairs Supported Events

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Radical MacACCESS

Tuesday, March 1 at 11:30-12:30pm at the Campus Center – Stop by outside (inclement weather lower level) to chat with Disability Services staff.  There is a chance to win a Target gift card, pick up snacks and FREE fidgets!

Disability Employment Panel

Thursday, October 28 at 4:30-5:30 PM on zoom – Dr. Alysse Cruz, Jennifer Koheler ’20, Jacyln Howard and Brittanie Wilson will be sharing how they have received accommodations in the workplace.  Join these panelists with a wide variety of experiences to learn how to disclose disability and receive workplace accommodations.  This event is supported by Career Exploration, Employment Services and MN Council on Disability.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 937 6387 8620
Passcode: 109837

Workforce Recruitment Program Overview

Wednesday, September 28 at 12-1PM on zoom – Marcos Cruz, Career Exploration, and Melissa Fletcher, Disability Services, will be discussing the opportunity and steps to register for Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects Federal Government and select private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through paid summer or permanent jobs.

Participating in the WRP is an excellent way to:

  •     Find an internship or permanent position
  •     Explore careers in the federal service
  •     Gain interviewing experience

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 948 6199 4761
Passcode: 953716

BIPOC Student Collective

The BIPOC disability diaspora collective will be at the involvement fair (Friday) from 4:30-6pm! We will also be having our first meeting of the year this coming Tuesday (9/14) at 5pm! Come join us to learn more about the group, eat snacks, and set initiatives for this semester. We want to emphasize that this is a safe space for students who identify along the disability spectrum and are Black, Indigenous, or a person of color.

Meeting Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Lower level Kagin 003

How to talk to Faculty about Accommodations presented by Alumni Jennifer Koehler

Thursday, September 9 at 7-8PM

This workshop in collaboration with  Jennifer Koheler ’20 will equip students to talk with their professors about accommodations for physical and mental health concerns. Students will leave knowing their rights, the role of Disability Services in faculty interactions, a plan for speaking with their professors and detailed take-aways!

Join us on Zoom! Questions email disabilityservices@macalester.edu .