Center for Disability Access and Resources (CeDAR)
The Center for Disability Access and Resources is pleased to support the student organizations listed below. If you interested in joining either of the organizations, please contact the CeDAR office or representative listed below.
Organization: CeDAR Ambassador Leadership Program (CeDAR Ambassadors)

Overview: The CeDAR Ambassadors Program was designed to develop the personal, professional, and leadership skills of CeDAR students. CeDAR Ambassadors assist with recruitment and outreach activities of the center; represent the center during campus-wide activities/events; assist incoming CeDAR participants with the transition to FAMU, and provide volunteer support in the CeDAR office.

 Criteria: (1) All students must be registered with the CeDAR; (2) demonstrate an interest in disability issues; (3) undergraduate students must have completed 24 credit hours and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average; graduate students must have completed a minimum of  9 credit hours and earned an overall 3. 0 grade point average. CeDAR Ambassadors are selected in the fall semester. Applications are available at the CeDAR office. Students selected must commit to serving the entire academic year.

Eligibility: To continue serving as an Ambassador, students must:

  • Maintain good standing with the University in relation to the Student Code of Conduct
  • Be enrolled (At least 6 credit hours during fall and spring terms)
  • Attend 75% of the schedule events/activities
  • Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Commit to serving the academic year as outlined above

Contact:  Joshua Lowder


Organization: Sickle Cell, Lupus, Autoimmune Diseases (S.L.A.D.)

Overview: The Sickle Cell, Lupus & Autoimmune Disease (SLAD) organization is a student run organization that promotes the uplifting and supporting of individuals with autoimmune diseases. We also support those who have relatives affected by autoimmune diseases. SLAD aims to create a supporting network for all individuals. Our mission is to ensure an equal environment for future Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) comrades who may be eligible to receive services rendered to those with autoimmune diseases, furthermore advancing the rights, interests, and welfare of members. A part of our mission is to create partnerships that will stimulate lifelong involvement in community services and health education, as well as provide representation and advocacy. Our overall mission is to create a euphoria mindset about Sickle Cell, Lupus, & Autoimmune Diseases.

Criteria: Membership is open to all FAMU students.

Contact: Olabimpe Olayiwola, President

Contact Info

640 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: 850.599-3180
F: Fax: 850.561-2513