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Welcome to the Fall 2017 semester at Rutgers University! The Office of Disability Services wishes you the best of luck this year. To help you get off to a good start, please review the items below and submit your requests as needed. Start of the Semester Checklist: Request your Letter of Accommodations Submit your exam requests Request note takers for your classes Submit requests for alternate format... Continued
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During final exam days our main office will be open 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, and the exam office will be open 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM. You can reach us by phone at 848-445-4477 (exam office) or 848-445-6800 (main office) . Check our Twitter page - - for urgent announcements. Here are some helpful hints to help you prepare for finals: Read your Exam Notices - Be sure to read your exam notices from our office very carefully, and in their entirety. If you have any questions or concerns, contact our office immediately. Double check your exam schedule - Make sure you know where and ... Continued
Workforce Recruitment Program
Are you a student or recent graduate with a disability seeking employment? The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is currently seeking candidates to be considered for employment! The WRP is a recruitment program for students and recent graduates with disabilities, and serves as a primary pipeline for bringing new talent into the federal government. Participating in the WRP is an excellent way to: Find an internship or permanent position at federal agencies Explore careers in the federal service Gain interviewing experience Registration is open NOW through October 16. Do not delay! Step 1: Complete the initial registration here. Step 2... Continued
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Student Access and Educational Equity will be hosting its 4th Annual Access Week celebration from February 13th, 2017- February 18th, 2017. Access Week features the following programs: Monday, February 13, at 7:00 PM, join Student Access and Educational Equity at the Rutgers Cinema for a screening of Documented: A film by Jose Antonio Vargas. Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he re-connects with his mother. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Tuesday, February 14th, at 10:00 AM... Continued
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Topics Discussed: Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act Best practices for employers and job seekers related to these laws Questions to ask and not ask during the hiring and recruiting process      Employers with federal contracts and subcontracts and job seekers with disabilities will learn about their obligations and rights under these laws recently amended Panelists will discuss positive steps to take for employers and job seekers in the recruiting, hiring, and retention of employees with disabilities Brief Description: Employers and job seekers, please join us to learn from our expert panelists on best practices for recruiting and... Continued