In our efforts to support our military-affiliated comunity, the university has partnered with several organizations. These organizations are leaders in education, research, employment and professional development - to provide our military-affiliated community with the most meaningful and effective resources for success.
In 2019, OMAC partnered with International House to provide programming for the military-affiliated communities at UChicago. International House were gracious host for our Memorial Day Event, Veterans Day Recognition, and OMAC's inaugural Welcome Picnic.
We are excited to announce that John Schmidt (child of two U.S. veterans) and Morgan Landers (U.S. Army veteran), students at the Harris School of Public Policy, are 2020-2021 International House Graduate Fellow Recipients. International House Graduate Fellowship Program helps ensure the exceptional geographic, cultural and economic diversity that is central to the mission of the House and the University of Chicago.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) of the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) is the Army's corporate, or central, laboratory. Its diverse assortment of unique facilities and dedicated workforce of government and private sector partners make up the largest source of world-class integrated research and analysis in the Army.
The mission of International House is to enable students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership, respect, and friendship.
This mission is achieved by daily interaction among students through programs, facilities, and community life designed to foster diversity of thought and experience.
Service2School is a partnership between Service to School (S2S) and select colleges and universities committed to increasing veteran enrollment on their campuses.
Student Disability Services is responsible for:
- Establishing and disseminating criteria for the use of disability services.
- Meeting with students to discuss access needs.
- Receiving, reviewing and storing confidential disability documentation to support a student’s eligibility for disability services and accommodations.
- Determining whether or not a student is a qualified individual with a disability under the ADAA 2008, and to determine whether or what accommodations are reasonable.
- Providing written notification of the accommodation determination.
- Safe guarding and maintaining confidentiality of the student’s disclosed disability unless given written consent from the student.
- Collaborating with faculty and staff regarding essential course and/or program requirements and appropriate reasonable accommodations.
- Promoting disability equity and inclusion on campus.
UChicago Student Wellness believes that good health is essential for academic success. At the University of Chicago, students have access to coordinated and comprehensive medical care, counseling, psychiatry, and health promotion services targeted at building and maintaining overall well-being.
Their mission is to provide students with comprehensive health, counseling, and wellness services to support their academic, personal, and professional success. With a focus on health promotion and education, we accomplish our work collaboratively, through a talented and diverse team committed to delivering high-quality, inclusive care, with the highest standards of professionalism and student confidentiality.
You can view a "one-stop-shop" tto campus resources and how to access them here.
Team River Runner's (TRR) mission is to provide all veterans and their families an opportunity to find health, healing, community purpose, and new challenges through adventure and adaptive paddle sports.
OMAC and Athletics worked together to provide TRR with access to the Ratner pool to train veterans and their dependents on kayaking.
UChicagoGRAD offers a range of services and resources to enhance the ability of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to navigate their careers at UChicago and beyond.
UChicagoGRAD is a national model for supporting graduate students and postdocs thanks to pioneering, tailored initiatives ranging from training in writing and public speaking to career exploration treks, internships, employer recruitment fairs, and alumni networking events. With opportunities like these, UChicagoGRAD is building pipelines to help graduate students and postdocs convey the invaluable forms of knowledge that research universities produce to where they are most needed in society.