Events and Workshops

The AccessAbility Center/Student Disability Services (AAC/SDS) offers a variety of workshops and events both for students registered with AAC/SDS and for the City College community.  Students also have the opportunity to get involved with the Access Futures Club, which is a member organization of the CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities (CCSD).  During the academic year, Access Futures Club meets weekly at AAC/SDS, NAC 1/218, in the lounge area on Thursdays, from noon-2pm/club hours.

During the Fall 2016 semester, the following workshops and events will be hosted:

AccessAbility's Open House/Welcome Back Event
Co-hosted by AAC/SDS and Access Futures Club
Thursday, September 8, 12:00pm-2:00pm 
NAC 1/218 Lounge
An event to welcome back students with disabilities, provide information on services and programming from the AAC/SDS, and opportunities available through CCSD.  And free food! 

Time Management Workshop: How to Spend More Time Having Fun! 
Presented by Dwight Kelly
Thursday, October 6, 12:30pm-2:00pm 
NAC 1/209 
We all know that wasting time is bad. But how does one actually go about managing time well and what are the real payoffs? Think more fun and less stress! This workshop will offer you a series of proven strategies that fellow time-wasters have used to successfully accomplish what they need to, while having more fun and less stress. Come learn strategies, find resources and support other students who are struggling with the same issues you are. Open to all of the City College community.

2016 Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Saturday, October 8,  9AM-7PM
Sunday, October 9, 9AM-3PM

Please join us as the nation's top teams compete in two days of nonstop action. Admission is free!

Assistive Technology at City College Workshop
Presented by Phylicia Obame
Thursday, October 20, 12:00 pm- 1:30pm
NAC 1/217A Assistive Technology Lab

Join us for an exciting event on Assistive Technology. Come and learn about the latest software versions of assistive technology software and equipment that we offer to students with disabilities.

Disability Rights Workshop
Thursday, November 10, 12:00 pm- 2:00pm
NAC 1/211 

New York City Commission on Human Rights, Director of Project Equal Access, Ted Finkelstein, will discuss how to make New York City more accessible for all people with disabilities and focus on access issues in housing, public accommodations, and employment. Open to all of the City College community.

CUNY LEADS Advisor, Patricia Bianchi, will host a number of workshops and events on job preparedness skills. More information to follow