Accessibility Service’s learning specialist empowers students with disabilities by helping them find resources and long-term strategies that will help them meet their educational goals. The specialist also supports the general UVU student body by offering free workshops and creating materials on similar topics.

Access to one-on-one sessions is currently limited to Accessibility Services students who have been assigned by their counselor. These students can schedule appointments here.

However, the workshops are open to all students. We hope to see you at an upcoming event!


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Fall 2022 Events

50+ Free Student Resources (Free Scoops ice cream vouchers)

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Time: 3 PM

Location: LA 112


Are you struggling? UVU offers a variety of free resources that can help support your academic, physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Come learn how you can take advantage of them! Attendees will receive a free Scoops ice cream voucher while supplies last. Contact with questions.


Ace Your Midterms (Free Pizza)

Date: Oct 4, 2022

Time: 3 PM

Location: LA 112


Taking tests is a skill, and it's one that you can improve. Join us to learn how to improve your exam performance, and prepare yourself for midterms. Free pizza while supplies last! Contact with any questions.


Lunch and Language Tips (Free Pizza)

Date: Nov 8, 2022

Time: 3 PM

Location: LA 112


Learning a foreign language can be incredibly rewarding--and important to your graduation. Come learn how to make the most of resources on and off campus to boost your language learning and success to the next level. Free pizza while supplies last! Contact with questions.


Requesting Accommodations

Date: Dec 6, 2022

Time: 3 PM

Location: FL 205


Do you need to apply for or renew accommodations for your disability but don’t know where to start? At this workshop we will go over the full process and help you begin or complete your application, including the requirements for documentation and where to get it. Contact with questions.

Christian Heftel

Meet the Learning Specialist

Hi! My name is Christian Heftel, and I’m excited to be serving as UVU Accessibility Services’ Learning Specialist. I have a long and eclectic history as a student and instructor. I have a BA in English from BYU, but I’ve also been a Latin tutor, a German tutor, a research assistant, a speech-to-text transcriber, a kung fu teacher, a personal trainer, and more. Outside of work, I love rock climbing, foreign languages, spending time with my family, training, and playing retro video games.

I’m here to help empower students to take ownership of their education and support them as they create their own path to success. Your pathway to success may not look like everyone else’s, and that’s okay. What matters is that you find it and that it’s yours. I hope that some of the things that I’ve found along my way can help you as you are finding yours. 😊 I hope to see you at a workshop!