Services for Students with Disabilities

The Crohn's and Colitis Student Initiative (VIDEO)

The Crohn's and Colitis Student Initiative (CCSI) at the University of Michigan is a forum for students and other affected individuals at the University of Michigan and surrounding colleges to talk about their disease (IBD), or how someone else's disease affects them, with other similarly affected students. CCSI allows students with IBD to meet one another, voice IBD-related concerns, and build a supportive community with great people! The main focuses of the group are support, discussion, fundraising and awareness. The CCSI is a dynamic way for everyone involved to gain more knowledge about these diseases from people who are affected by them every day. Contact:



Growing Allies

Growing Allies strives to build a community of social justice allies to create a safe and inclusive environment at the University of Michigan and beyond. Growing Allies envisions a community where allies work together and support each other. Each semester, we put on a variety of programs, including a weekend retreat. Some of other programs include informal community events, professional development training for University staff, workshops, co-sponsorships/mini-grants, presentations at professional and community conferences, and more. Contact:

Michigan Sign Club

The mission of Michigan Sign Club is to promote awareness of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture on campus and in the community. We provide our members with an outlet to learn, use, and practice ASL and meet other people who want to do the same. With Michigan Sign Club, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing people can come together, share experiences, make friends, and enjoy a club dedicated to this beautiful language!


MSA Disability Affairs Commission

The MSA Disability Affairs Commission focuses on bringing awareness and activism to topics surrounding ability (and disability) and our campus. This includes volunteering, planning visibility events, educating our fellow classmates and MSA as a whole, and affecting change at Michigan.