Terps for Disability Justice is established for the purpose of empowering people with disabilities and increasing the level of inclusion and accessibility at the university and in the greater community.
Membership shall be limited to persons officially connected with the University of Maryland, College Park as currently enrolled students. Students enrolled in the spring semester as well as students enrolled in summer school are eligible for summer membership. To become a member of Terps for Disability Justice, interested persons must attend one organization meeting to sign up and then meet the membership criteria for four weeks. The following requirements are necessary to maintain active membership:
1. Payment in full of financial obligations as determined by organization. Terps for Disability Justice will not charge dues, but members may have to pay a fee to participate in certain optional activities.
2. Attendance of at least 50% of all meetings during a given semester, or since joining, whichever is shorter. When an option to participate in a meeting virtually is provided, it will count toward attendance. A virtual attendance option is not guaranteed and will be provided at the discretion of the executive board.
Terps for Disability Justice does not restrict membership or discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, personal appearance, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. (For definitions of “personal appearance” and “sexual orientation,” see the University’s Code of Human Relations (“Code”), http://www.presid....