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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 2, 2022
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Student Alumni Union Lobby

Join Disability Services staff and student Disability Leadership Scholars in observing International Day of Persons with Disabilities on campus this Friday, December 2nd! Stop by the table for free stickers, allergy-friendly snacks, play a quick game of "mind your spoons", and learn more about disability, the Disability Services Office and accessing accommodations right here at RIT. Plus, check out the Writers and Books table, a local literary center that will be selling books written by disabled authors. 

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The Disability Services Office is dedicated to facilitating equitable access to the full RIT experience for students with disabilities. We value disability as diversity and work in collaboration with campus partners to foster a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive campus community.

For more information regarding accessibility and COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 Accessibility FAQs. Information on RIT's response to COVID-19 is available on the RIT Ready website.

RIT Ready Website

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For Students

Any RIT student with a permanent or temporary disability can register and request accommodations. Learn more and explore resources.
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For Faculty

Learn more about facilitating accommodations for your students, requesting a workshop or training, and more.

TigerChat App

Masks can make it hard for everyone to communicate.
Now you can use TigerChat to converse with another person or group using automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology and typing. RIT Wellness service providers are equipped and ready to use the TigerChat App to help eliminate communication barriers with the RIT Community.

Learn more about TigerChat

MyDSO Portal

The MyDSO portal allows for easy, centralized access to accessibility and accommodation information for students registered with the Disability Services Office and the faculty who support them.
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MyDSO Portal Instructions

Prospective students considering RIT who have not yet been admitted, or admitted students who do not have an RIT email account yet, can request information about Disability Services.

Confidentiality

The Disability Services Office recognizes students’ right to confidentiality regarding disability-related information. Maintaining confidentiality is crucial to fulfill our legal obligations and to create an environment where students feel respected, protected, and able to practice self-determination.

Learn more about Confidentiality