Our events are open to all and free, unless otherwise stated. 

Fall 2018 Events Details

Accessibility 101





  • Tuesday, September 25
    10 – 11:30 a.m., SSCB 3306

  • Tuesday, October 23
    3 – 4 p.m., SSCB 3305

Using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA guidelines, learn features to consider when creating accessible content (hands-on scenarios). Consider both the legal and moral obligations of universities to proactively address accessible electronic and information technology to create a more inclusive and universally-designed virtual environment. 

The Good, the Bad, & The Ugly

  • Friday, September 28
    9 - 10:30 a.m., SSCB 2201.01

  • Wednesday, October 31
    2 - 3:30 p.m., Bayou 3607

Understand the importance of creating accessible PDF documents with demonstrations of non-accessible, partially accessible and fully accessible PDF documents. Examples include headings, tables, and alternative text. Participants gain hands-on experience creating accessible documents.

Accessible Excel and PowerPoint

  • Monday, October 1
    10 - 11:30 a.m., SSCB 2201.01

  • Wednesday, October 3
    10 - 11:30 a.m., B3606

  • Friday, November 9
    1 - 2:30 p.m., B3606

  • Monday, November 19
    9 - 10:30 a.m., B3606

Learn accessible features within Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Some Excel topics we will address include row headers, merged cells, and cell height, and PowerPoint topics will address slide titles, audio links, and notes.

Assistive Technology Demonstration Booth

Monday, October 8
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Bayou Atrium I

Service Animal and Emotional Support Animal Information Booth

Tuesday, October 9
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Bayou Atrium I

Title I of the ADAAA


Wednesday, October 10
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., B2311

Disability Services and Human Resources are co-presenters addressing the laws that apply to employees with disabilities, the process to request accommodations, and the responsibilities of both the employee and supervisor. This presentation is open to all faculty and staff.

Allies for Access




  • Thursday, October 18
    9 - 11 a.m., SSCB 3306

  • Monday, October 29
    12 - 2 p.m., SSCB 3305

Allies for Access if for anyone interested in learning more about disability, and the experiences of individuals who have a disability. Allies for Access training facilitates awareness, understanding and competency of disability by connecting faculty, staff, and students with resources, knowledge, and relationships of disability as diversity.

RSVP to reserve your space.

It’s a Zoo Out There: Understanding Animals on Campus

 Monday, October 22
12 - 1:30 p.m., B2311

A growing number of individuals with disabilities are bringing their animals to campus for various reasons. This presentation addresses the growing number of animals we may see on our campuses, the differences between service and emotional support animals, and the laws that apply to each.

Transitioning From College to Work  Wednesday, October 24
5 - 6:30 p.m., B2311
  • Disability Services

    Phone: 281-283-2648
    Fax: 281-283-2624

    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.