Vanessa McNeal, UNI graduate student and survivor of familial sexual abuse and sexual assault, will provide opening remarks before introducing her 15-minute film "We are Survivors." The film features the stories of eight other survivors of sexual violence. Three of the survivors attend UNI. Following the film, McNeal, UNI survivors and victim advocates will join a panel discussion that focuses on ways to support, empower and encourage survivors.
Health and Recreation Services
The UNI Counseling Center will hold anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m and 3 p.m. Screenings are free and open to students, faculty and staff. No registration is required. Participants will complete a questionnaire and meet privately with a counselor who will briefly discuss the results.
Spring into Wellness is a wellness and activity fair that will allow students to explore and learn more about the eight dimensions of wellness. Various student and professional organizations will be available to speak with students regarding services and resources they offer. Free activities include Walk the Labyrinth, de-stressing activities, life size drinking and driving simulator, fatal vision goggle activities, give-aways, food and more.
For more information on the Disability Justice: Past, Present, Future series follow Student Disibility Services and/or Rod Library on facebook.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Ashley Brickley, Student Disability Services, at 319/273-2677 or firstname.lastname@example.org, at least one week prior to the event.
Sponsored by Student Disability Services, Rod Library and Reaching for Higher Ground.
Student Disability Services will be host a panel discussion on the experience of disability and receiving accommodations at UNI. Bring your lunch and hear from current UNI students with disabilities to learn how you can create a more inclusive environment for all.
Ashley Brickley, Student Disability Services, will provide an overview of the accommodation process, highlighting frequently asked questions and the responsibilities of both students and faculty in the academic accommodation process.
Brittany Warren, Student Disability Services, will provide an overview of the various features and supports available in this free program available to all UNI students, faculty and staff.
Student Disability Services staff will serve free cofffee and share information regarding disability history and culture, and promote events planned for October.
The Counseling Center is hosting free screenings for depression and anxiety. Screening times are 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. No registration required.
Online Registration for WRC and Health Beat Facility Usage and Towel Service 2015-16 is now available on our web-site. Go to www.uni.edu/recreation and click online registrations. Registration will be accepted in our office, 101 WRC, beginning Aug. 17, 2015.