Services for Students with Disabilities

SSD offers Academic Support Programming (ASP) to help students connected with our office make the most of their academic experience here at the University.

ASP workshops, coaching and other educational intiatives are focused on enhancing the academic experiences of students. Specifically building academic skills, strengthening executive functioning skills, developing learning strategies and providing support to decrease academic stress. ASP seeks to initiate community building among neurodiverse students and serves as an opportunity to elevate engagement, self-efficacy, motivation and academic performance.

ASP aims to support students in the following ways:

• Stimulate student learning and growth of academic and executive functioning skills

• Create initiatives focused on academic achievement and advocacy

• Increase student awareness of campus supports and resources

Click here to learn more about each of our ASP team members! 


Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching is a working partnership that focuses on the process of learning. With an ASP team member, students examine their learning experiences, habits of working, and current difficulties or barriers to success. Together they work to develop academic skills, implement effective learning strategies that meet the student's goals. Group and individual academic coaching is available during the Fall and Winter semesters for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional students as space is available. Limited coaching will be available during the Spring and Summer semesters on a case by case scenario. 

Sessions will begin the 2nd week of the semester.

PASS | Peer Assisted Study Sessions

The PASS program gives students an opportunity to participate in a weekly study session facilitated by a PASS Partner. PASS Partners support different learning approaches, academic strategies, and executive functioning skills (project management, study skills, etc.), and primarily offer studying accountability. PASS is available for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional students during fall and winter semester as space is available. To participate, please complete the request form.

Session sign-up will begin the 2nd week of the semester.



Coaching Corner

Coaching Corner provides a unique experience for students to participate in small group sessions and workshops which focus on developing study strategies and academic skills. Each session is designed for students to develop their own styles while sharing and supporting the experiences of their peers. Coaching Corner is available for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional students during each semester.



Campus Resources

Through SSD partnerships with other campus offices, students connected with our office can find additional academic support resources available.

  • The Science Learning Center (SLC) provides appointment-based and drop-in small group tutoring for select groups of eligible students enrolled in specific science courses. Please click here for additional information.
  • Sweetland Center for Writing is a comprehensive writing center and exists to support student writing at all levels and in all forms and modes. Support is avaiable for Undergraduate and Graduate students. Please click here for additional information.