About Us

 Staff

  Gavin Steiger
 

Director, Disability Services
Steiger@uhcl.edu

  Leslie Thomas
 

Coordinator, Disability Services
ThomasL@uhcl.edu

  Marcial Contreras
 

Coordinator, Accessibility Support Team
Contreras@uhcl.edu

  Monica Forrest
 

Student Tech III

  Savannah Gawlik
 

Student Tech IV

  Chahatdeep Kaur
 

Student Tech III

  Michael Pickett
 

Student Tech III

Mission Statement

Disability Services provides institution-wide advisement, consultation, and training on disability-related topics, collaborates with partners to identify and remove barriers to foster an all-inclusive campus, and provides individual services and facilitates accommodations to students with disabilities. Disability Services promotes each student’s learning experience by facilitating accessible programs and services for and fostering self-advocacy skills within students with disabilities.

Vision Statement

Disability Services will strive to be recognized as a progressive leader within higher education by providing students with disabilities with an environment that enriches their educational experience through pluralism, advocacy, and support.

Goals

  • Assist students with disabilities in recognizing their disability as one of many important demographic characteristics which will shape their identities and influence how they perceive the world.
  • Promote self-advocacy skills within students with disabilities.
  • Create a diverse, inclusive, and pluralistic campus climate which fosters respect for and appreciation of the inherent worth of all individuals, at all times, and in all ways.
Contact
  • Disability Services

    Phone: 281-283-2648
    Fax: 281-283-2624
    Email: disability@uhcl.edu
    www.uhcl.edu/disability

    SSCB 1.302
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 258
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Mon. - Thurs., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.