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UA Advances Accessibility with University-Wide Captioning

The University of Arizona is one of the leading institutions increasing accessibility for all students through university-wide captioning efforts.

Captioning initiatives at the UA were driven by the University’s desire to make information accessible to everyone from the start. The Disability Resource Center (DRC) plays a central role in this effort, housing an accessibility team that fuels every department to meet full compliance in captioning.

The UA takes a hybrid approach to...

Top Tips for Instant Decision Day from Kasey Urquidez

During Instant Decision Days, students can meet with a college official and receive a same-day admission offer.

Kasey Urquidez, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Advancement, and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arizona, offered her best tips for students preparing for Instant Decision Days in a recent article by U.S. News & World Report.

The UA offers about a dozen Instant Decision Days each year, according to Urquidez. But...

UA on Track to Gain HSI Designation

The University of Arizona is set to become one of only three AAU premier research institutions and one of 8 Carnegie R1’s to be named a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) are defined as colleges and universities where the enrollment of students of Hispanic ethnicity constitutes a minimum of 25 percent of total enrollment. 

The UA recently met this milestone and is expected to receive its formal designation as an HSI by the U.S. Department of...

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