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  ***WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE - THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 28th***

[Before withdrawing from a course, you are strongly encouraged to get 
advise from your academic advisor and/or Dean's Office]

http://www.uvm.edu/~rgweb/?Page=policiesandprocedures/p_withdrawal.html&SM=p_menu.html 


***PRIORITY REGISTRATION - NEXT WEEK***

It's time to start thinking about registering for classes for FALL 2014!

ACCESS created a website [below] that guides students through the 
process of registration. It is important to read this website and take 
advantage of the information and instructions provided to you.

http://www.uvm.edu/access/?Page=priority-registration.html

To know which date/time you will register, please check the schedule below.

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE for Fall 2014:

Date                 Time              Type of Registration

Mon, March 31   7:00 AM         FIRST DAY Priority Registration
Tues, April 1      6:30 AM         SR IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Wed, April 2       6:30 AM         JR IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Thur, April 3      6:30 AM         SO IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Fri, April 4         6:30 AM         FY IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Mon, April 7      7:00 AM         Continuing Education Registration

Please Note: Continuing Education Students are NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PRIORITY 
REGISTRATION.

If you have IN-CLASS Priority Registration, be sure to register at 6:30 
AM on the day of your class status. If you have further questions or 
concerns, contact your Specialist in ACCESS.


***SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE [$1000, $500, & $500] - APPLY BY APRIL 7th***

The Defining Excellence Award

Each year, the Defining Excellence Award acknowledges three UVM students 
with a disability.

The criteria for this Award are:

- Demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 
3.0 or above.

- Service to Community.

- Demonstrated an ability to work with others as a leader.

The recipient of this award understands the honor and the privilege of 
giving to others.

Applying for the Defining Excellence Award:

Applicants must submit a 500-word, double-spaced written essay to ACCESS 
sharing how they have provided service and been a leader in their 
community.

In addition, applicants submit a minimum of one letter of recommendation 
from a UVM faculty member, staff member, or another student supporting 
their community service efforts.

Essays and Letters of Recommendation should be emailed to [log in to unmask] 
with the subject line: Defining Excellence Award.

Previous recipients are eligible to apply. However, they must have the 
ability to demonstrate furthered and continued contributions to the 
community.

*Applications are due by Monday, April 7th*

The Defining Excellence Award is presented at the annual Student Life 
Awards Ceremony on May 1 from 10 am to noon in the Sugar Maple 
Ballroom/Davis Center. The recipient will be notified that they are the 
winner and should plan to attend this event in order to be honored and 
given the Award at the Student Life Awards Ceremony.

Please note - Earning the Defining Excellence Award may impact your 
financial aid package. Please consider this benefit by seeking guidance 
from Student Financial Services.

***DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH***

ACCESS is one of the main sponsors of Disability Awareness Month. We've 
begun meeting with the Disability Awareness Month Committee to plan for 
next year's [events happen in October] events.

If you or someone you know is interested in participating on this 
committee, we would greatly appreciate STUDENT INPUT!

Please email [log in to unmask] if you'd like to know when our next 
meeting is, give suggestions for events, speakers, activities, etc.


***SUMMER COURSES - ARE YOU TAKING ANY? HERE OR ELSEWHERE?***

ACCESS has a specific portion to our website about setting up 
accommodations for summer courses either at UVM or at other institutions.

If you are taking summer courses, please check out the website at:

http://www.uvm.edu/~access/?Page=summer/summer.html&SM=summer/summersubmenu.html 



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