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June 26, 2014 Volume 35, No. 32

New name, same resource

On June 2, the Office of Disability Services became known as the Disability Center.

Barbara Hammer, director of the center, said the name change was to emphasize that the center is not so much a service as a resource. “We provide support, give information, offer guidance and facilitate accommodations,” Hammer said. “But our big-picture objective is to promote access and inclusion within the campus community.”

The center partners across campus with groups such as the Adaptive Computing Technology Center, Counseling Center, Veterans Center, Learning Center, Wellness Resource Center and Women’s Center.

The Disability Center has a redesigned website at