Student and Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS)

SEAS does not approve Off-Campus appeals/permission.

Off-Campus Requests and Appeals are a SEPARATE process through the Office of Residential Life.

If you have been denied permission for Off-Campus housing through the Residential Life process, and you have a medical or disability based need, the next step is to register with SEAS and request on-campus housing accommodations.

Note: July 5th is the deadline for priority consideration for Summer Placement with housing accommodations. We will still accept requests after the deadline and work with Res Life at the end of the Summer to place with the best of our abilities for those who are approved for accommodations.

On-campus accommodations can meet most medical and disability related needs.

All components (documentation and forms) of your request must be completed and submitted to our office before the July 5th deadline.

Any requests or components submitted after the deadline will be processed in the order it was received.

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Housing Accommodation Request Priority Deadline: JULY 5th

All documentation and request forms are to be submitted by July 5th.

The process for summer assignment housing requests:

  1. Once all forms and documentation is submitted, it will be reviewed for approval.
  2. Once reviewed, approved accommodations will be shared with Res. Life.
  3. Housing assignments will take place in August, this notification will come from Residential Life.
  4. Late requests may be put on a waitlist due to availabilty of space.

For additional information about housing accommodation requests, please click on the following link: Housing Accommodations 

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SEAS Awards 2018

Recipients recognized May 24, 2018.

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Since 2016, Student and Employee Accessibility Services has instituted a set of awards to recognize outstanding contributions in the area of accessibility at Brown University.

The SEAS Access Ambassador Award is presented annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional awareness, inclusiveness and support for students with disabilities. The 2018 recipients of this award are Associate Professor of History Dr. Robert Douglas Cope and Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr. Rachel Friedberg.  Dr. Cope has been a longtime contributor to the Campus Access Advisory Committee which provides input on physical access on the Brown University campus. Dr. Friedberg provides an outstanding example of how to support students with disabilities in the classroom ensuring access to accommodations. Please join us in congratulating Drs. Cope and Friedberg.
 

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The SEAS Advocacy Award is presented annually to a student who has demonstrated strong self advocacy skills or who has effectively advocated for greater awareness and understanding of students with disabilities. The 2018 recipient of this award is Senior Isabella Kres-Nash. Isabella has provided an excellent example of how a student can do well in both advocating for themselves and for other students.  Isabella took a leadership role in ensuring that disability was included in the University's Disability Inclusion Action Plan.   These efforts will have long-term effects in improving inclusion and access for students with disabilities at Brown University.  Please join us in congratulating Isabella on her significant contributions at Brown University.

The SEAS Odyssey Award is presented annually to a student who has demonstrated dedication, determination and perseverance in pursuit of achieving a Brown University education. The 2018 recipient of this award is Jai Pinkney. Jai has set an example for other students for self-advocacy and for persistence in striving toward achieving their Brown University education. Jai has completed a 5th year Masters program which is a significant achievement.   Please join us in congratulating Jai on this accomplishment.

The SEAS Facilitator Award is given annually to a Brown University administrator or staff who has demonstrated exceptional awareness, inclusiveness, and support for students with disabilities. This year SEAS is recognizing Giovi R0z Gastaldi, Manager, Instructional Media and Production in Media Services, for her expert and patient support for accessible media support for members of the Brown University community. Giovi has done outstanding work in helping to provide captioned video and remote real-time captioning sometimes on very short notice.  It is clear that supporting members of the Brown community with disabilities is important to her in her role in Media Services and we are pleased to recognize her important efforts. Please join us in congratulating Giovi for this recognition of her strong support of access for all members of the Brown community.