Services for Students with Disabilities

VolumeUp!

Inspired by how there seems to be a gap between the deaf and hearing community, VolumeUp! aims to bridge the deaf and hearing world, and it started all the way back in Indonesia in 2017. VolumeUp! has done projects such as making a sign language mobile application, hosting International Sign Language Day 2018, and many others. You can check out some of their work on the website volumeup.id!


UHS and Healthcare

Whenever possible, please call ahead to learn how to use UHS.

The main UHS phone number is 734-764-8320.

IF YOU WALK IN WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT MONDAY - FRIDAY, you will:

  • Complete a form to let us know about your conditions/needs
  • Meet with Registration, who will, in consultation with a nurse, determine next steps:
    •  Some conditions/needs can be handled fairly quickly
    •  Otherwise you may be scheduled for a future appointment

 

For NON-URGENT Health Concerns


Spectrum Center - Located in the renovated Union

The Spectrum Center at University of Michigan is a collaborative space in which all members of the university and local community are welcome. Through collaboration and partnership efforts, the Center supports students to thrive in a diverse society and globally. The center works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the university through education, advocacy, and community building.


Join Our Student Advisory Board!

We are looking for students to be on the SSD Student Advisory Board. This is your opportunity to take on a leadership role and to have a say in SSD affairs. 

We are looking for positive, committed, and energetic students.  We hope you will consider joining!


A Guide for College Students With Psychiatric Disabilities

According to the latest statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 43.8 million Americans, or 18.5% of the national population, experience mental illness every year. Mental illness is a broad term defined by the Mayo Clinic as any disorder that affects one’s mood, thinking, or behavior. When mental illness influences family life, work, education, and other aspects day-to-day life, the condition is known as a psychiatric disability.

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