Professional Resource Guide

University of Connecticut – Center for Students with Disabilities/Beyond Access>

Contact Person: Ashley Mills
Phone: 860-486-2020
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Address: 233 Glenbrook Road, U-4174
Storrs, CT 06269
University of Connecticut – Center for Students with Disabilities/Beyond Access

Beyond Access (BA) is an opportunity for college students to work smarter, not harder- in a competitive academic environment; while also preparing for life beyond college. The goals of this individually designed program are to help students understand, achieve, and develop a pathway to success.

Work one-on-one with a trained Strategy Instructor for one to three hours a week.
Create a customized program that matches students’ learning style, and personal and academic goals.
Develop and enhance academic, social and life skills including time and stress management, reading, writing and math strategies, self-advocacy, memory and concentration, social skills, health and wellness, and career preparation.

Goals of Beyond Access

  • To help students identify strengths and challenges in both their academic and personal life.
  • To increase awareness of strategies, skills, and technologies for application in and out of the classroom.
  • To create a positive learning environment through active networking and communication amongst students, staff, faculty and parents and family members.
  • To help students build the self-determination needed to advocate for themselves on campus.