Events

Disability Services offers events every semester to give faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn more about how to make Web and print material more accessible to persons with disabilities. These classes are offered at University of Houston-Clear Lake and at University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland. They are free and open to all, unless otherwise stated. 

Spring 2019 Events Details

Accessibility 101








 

 

 

 

  • Thursday, February 7
    10 – 11:30 a.m., SSCB 2307

  • Tuesday, March 5
    2 – 3:30 p.m., SSCB 2307

  • Monday, March 25
    1 – 2:30 p.m., Pearland 105

  • Tuesday, March 26
    1 – 2:30 p.m., Pearland 105

Using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA guidelines, this presentation will inform the audience of features to consider when creating accessible content. Both legal and moral obligations of universities to proactively address the need for accessible electronic and information technology to hopefully create a more inclusive and universally-designed virtual environment are discussed. The audience participates in hands-on scenarios to examine accessibility.

The Good, the Bad, & The Ugly









  • Wednesday, February 13
    10 - 11:30 a.m., Bayou 3607

  • Wednesday, March 27
    2 - 3:30 p.m., Bayou 3607

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly helps you understand the importance of creating accessible PDF documents by demonstrating examples of non-accessible, partially accessible and fully accessible PDF documents. Some examples of features we examine include headings, tables, and alternative text. Participants gain hands-on experience creating accessible documents.

Accessible Excel and PowerPoint











  • Tuesday, February 19
    2 - 3:30 p.m., Bayou 3606

  • Friday, March 1
    10 - 11:30 a.m., SSCB 2201.01

  • Wednesday, April 17
    10 - 11:30 a.m., SSCB 2201.12

Learn accessible features within Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Excel topics  include row headers, merged cells, and cell height. PowerPoint topics include slide titles, alternative text, and navigation.

Allies for Access





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSVP disability@uhcl.edu to reserve your space:

  • UHCL students: Monday, February 18
    1 - 3 p.m., SSCB 3308

  • UHCL employees: Monday, March 4
    1 - 3 p.m., SSCB 3308

  • UHCL employees: Thursday, April 4 
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m., SSCB 3308

  • UHCL students: Thursday, April 4
    1  - 3 p.m., SSCB 3308

  • Cancelled: UHCL students: Monday, April 8 
    1 - 3 p.m., Pearland 105

  • UHCL students: Tuesday, April 9 
    1 - 3 p.m., Pearland 105

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.

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











  • Monday, February 25
    1 - 2:30 p.m., Pearland 105

  • Tuesday, February 26
    1 - 2:30 p.m., Pearland 105

  • Tuesday, March 19
    1 - 2:30 p.m., SSCB 3308

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.

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

    Summer Office Hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Fall/Spring 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.