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Dear OSD Students:

We hope that you had a relaxing holiday break and that you and your family remain safe and healthy. If you have not already done so, please contact the OSD at osd@ucsd.edu to schedule an appointment to request accommodations for this quarter.

We realize that you have a lot going on but we wanted to make you aware of the following opportunities.

  1. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will continue to offer on Monday afternoons separate support forums for undergraduate and graduate/professional school students with ADHD. For more information, please visit their website at caps.ucsd.edu/services/groups.html#Current-Group-Schedule.
  2. The Orion Fund is now accepting applications until Thursday, February 25, 2021. The Orion Fund offers scholarships to pay expenses for students with new medical/mental health conditions. The application and additional information may be found on their website at www.theorionfund.org.
  3. Cox Communications has an internship opportunity on the Field Operations team for Summer 2021. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual interested in both technical and business aspects of improving accessibility of products, services, and experiences provided to their customers and their technicians. Apply by January 18, 2021 on Handshake (Job ID: 4230949) for the position of Business Analyst Intern – Accessibility Field Services. For more information, email cciuniversityrelations@cox.com.
  4. Consider becoming an Orientation Leader for the next academic year. Applications are currently being accepted until January 19, 2021. For more information and to complete an application, please visit thecolleges.ucsd.edu/resources/orientation-leader-app.html.
  5. The UC System Disability Ad Hoc Committee is looking for volunteers to advocate for disabled undergraduate and graduate students within the UC System to improve their resources, education, safety, and well being. This committee is associated with the UC Student Association and UC Graduate Professional Council. Please visit the committee's website for more information.
  6. Register for SuperFest Sacramento, a free and completely accessible disability film festival to be held on Wednesday, January 27 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Registration and information may be found on their website.

Should you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact your disability specialist or email osd@ucsd.edu.