Announcements

DPRC offering Transition, Retention & Graduation Advising services to students with disabilities.

DPRC is proud to announce we will be holding Transition, Retention & Graduation (TRG) Advising drop-in hours for students beginning Monday, October 21 in SSB 110. TRG services at DPRC are available to support prospective students with disabilities and current, registered DPRC students with all aspects of their transition to SF State, aiding retention by supporting success during their time here, and helping prepare for graduation and post-graduation goals. TRG Advising will be available on a drop-in basis 5 days a week; schedule posted and maintained on the DPRC home page. DPRC’s Transition, Retention & Graduation Advising program and services are provided directly in support of students with disabilities per CSU Graduation Initiative 2025, and SF State’s Student Success & Graduation Initiative. To learn more about the program, visit our Transition, Retention & Graduation Advising webpage.

Invitation to participate in Accessible Technology Focus Groups

Students

Students are are invited to participate in one of three focus group sessions regarding the provision of accessible technology in the Library. For those students who are not on campus, you will be provided with a Zoom meeting connection so you may call in using your phone or computer.

The focus groups for students are scheduled for the following dates and times:
1. Friday, October 25 – 4-5pm
2. Monday, October 28 – 4-5pm
3. Tuesday, October 29 – 5-6pm

To sign up for a session go to myDPRC. After you login, click on the “My Signup List” link on the left under “My Accommodations”. You can then choose the “Accessible Technology Focus Groups – Fall 2019” event and answer a few questions about which session you will attend, whether you will attend in-person or via Zoom, and if you need any accommodations. An email confirming your sign-up will be sent. 

Non-students

Non-students are are also invited to participate in a focus group session regarding the provision of accessible technology in the Library. The focus group for non-students is on Thursday, October 24 from 1-2pm. To RSVP, please email avi@sfsu.edu with your name and any reasonable accommodations needed in order to participate. 

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP)

Are you looking ahead to apply for summer or permanent jobs for 2020? 

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), coordinated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense, is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.
 

Eligible students must:
- have a disability and be eligible under the Schedule A hiring authority
- be a United States citizen
- be enrolled in a degree program on a substantially full-time basis OR have graduated with a degree on or after April 1, 2018.

Registration opens on August 26th at www.wrp.org

If you are interested in learning more about the WRP, please contact: Alan Fisk at afisk@sfsu.edu

Support at Home

Support at Home provides assistance to San Francisco residents needing in-home care services, see the flyer.

2018-2019 Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The California State University's Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students is for $10,000 and will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Visit the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship page for details or to download the application packet.

Interested in Studying Abroad?

If you are interested in learning about SF State Studying Abroad and how to get started, attend a Study Abroad Information Meeting. Meetings are held year-round in the Office of International Programs, VCS-Building C.  If you still have questions after attending a meeting, then meet with a Study Abroad Advisor.

One of our students is currently studying abroad in Australia and wanted us to share her experiences:

http://sfstateabroad.com/how-survive-long-plane-ride/

http://sfstateabroad.com/tackling-gilman-scholarship-essay/

http://sfstateabroad.com/mother-nature-crazy-australia/