Who Are We?

We are DUSC: Disability United Student Community, a virtual student group offering a place for students with disabilities and/or chronic conditions to mix, engage, learn, and share in a safe space.

We celebrate the inclusive and diverse nature of disability and its central role in the quest for social justice.

We explore the intersectionality of ethnic, spiritual, and social dynamics of disability to foster communication, understanding, and positive relations.

If you are interested in working with us to promote accessibility or being part of our community, fill out the Get Involved Survey and let us know how you would like to help, or email us at dusc@ucsd.edu for further information.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Matthew Herbst. Dr. Herbst is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Hellenic Studies and Director of the Making of the Modern World (MMW) Program. He has received multiple awards for his professional activity, including Outstanding Faculty, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching, and an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award: https://ucsdherbst.org

–> Disabilities Studies Minor, Proposal dated 4/26/2021 

Upcoming Events

MMW Serves – Disability/Environmental Justice is a hybrid “study away” global seminar in Summer 2022, which combines remote instruction and in-person activity.

Come visit us in our virtual booth! “Triton Days 2022 will be in a hybrid format, with multiple days of virtual activities culminating with an in-person, celebratory experience.” More information to come…