Michigan State University demonstrates international leadership in providing the latest disability technology, resources and services through its Signature Programs at the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities. These programs, made possible with the support of dedicated staff, generous donors and committed volunteers, exemplify our mission to maximize ability and opportunity for students, faculty and staff. For more information about our donors and how you can contribute, visit our Make a Gift page. 

Accessible Textbooks/Media
  • Policy and guidelines for accessing alternative format materials
  • Braille, tactile images and electronic textbook production
  • Video captioning services
  • Complimentary services for eligible students
  • Cost recovery production for other institutions

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Building Opportunities for Networking and Discovery (BOND) for Students with Autism
  • Offers extensive opportunities for social and communication development for students with ASDs
  • Creates opportunities to connect with other students through social outings, workshops and mentoring

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Careers & Employment
  • Guidance on career and employment issues
  • Job search websites and disability accommodation resources

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Engineering Design Day Partnership
  • Accessibility demonstration projects that address disability challenges and raise awareness
  • Collaborative partnership between The MSU RCPD and College of Engineering with corporate and donor support

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Project Venture for High School Students Considering Higher Education
  • 3-day transition program for high school students with disabilities
  • Offers students the chance to “try on” university life through an interactive experience here at Michigan State University 

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Stern Tutoring and Alternative Techniques for Education (STATE) Program for Students with Learning Disabilities
  • Endowed program established by Mickey and Debbie Stern to support students with learning disabilities
  • Provides a structured seminar, peer mentoring, and tutoring

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UGS 110: First-Year Seminar Focused on Starting Strong with Health, Wellness, and Resiliency

UGS 110 is a credit-bearing freshman seminar course designed to introduce students to social and academic life at the University, providing a small-group experience to support student transition. Each Fall, RCPD Abiilty Access Specialists teach a section of UGS 110 that focuses on health, wellness, and resiliency at MSU. 

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Welcome Orientation Workshop: New Student Introduction to RCPD

Welcomes new students and provides linkages for success

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