How to Register with the Center for Students with DisABILITIES

Accessible Campus Facilities

The University of Houston strives to maintain an accessible campus for students who have disabilities. Accessible parking, curb cuts, ramps, wide doors, and lowered telephones and elevator buttons are just a few examples.

The M.D. Anderson Library has Kurzweil and VERA reading machines, a text magnifier, and a TTY telephone. Most housing facilities have barrier-free rooms.

Scholarships & Programs

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Do you have Asperger’s or a similar autism spectrum diagnosis? Are you concerned about employment after graduating college, or are you a recent graduate in search of a job? Do you know how to network and socialize in professional settings? Are you looking for an opportunity to improve your skills and conduct a successful job search?

The Disabled Student Scholarship

This scholarship program is for students who have a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life. Application Deadline: August 1st, 2016

The Special Education Scholarship

This scholarship program is for students who are majoring in special education. The applicant is required to have a major in special education and must be scheduled to take at least one major-required class in the upcoming fall semester. Application Deadline: August 1st, 2016

One Step Closer Scholarship

A new scholarship opportunity is available to eligible University of Houston students who are registered with the Center for Students with DisABILITIES for the 2016-2017 academic year!

The Eric P. Alexander Memorial Scholarship

The University of Houston Center for Students with DisABILITIES is proud to offer the Eric P. Alexander Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is given in loving memory of a young man who had a learning disability.

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders is a competitive program of paid summer internships and leadership development opportunities for college and graduate students with disabilities coordinated by the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center.

Concussion Awareness Scholarships

The cash scholarship may be used for any documented related expenses incurred during 2015 while pursuing your education or for any documented expenses you will incur for the 2015 college year.

Office Info

Justin Dart, Jr. Center for Students with DisABILITIES

4369 Cougar Village Dr., Room 100
Houston, TX 77204-3022

Phone: (713) 743-5400
TDD: (713) 749-1527
Fax: (713) 743-5396