Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives


Students with Special Needs

Southwestern University strives to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all students. Students who have disabilities should contact the Access and Academic Resource Coordinator, to determine reasonable and appropriate accommodations. Accommodations are available to students who provide written documentation.

Evaluating Candidates

Services and Accommodations may include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising Assistance
  • Advocates for Persons with Disabilities
  • Audio Books
  • Classroom and Program Accessibility
  • Confidentiality and Disclosure of Disabilities
  • Course Substitutions
  • Documentation Guidelines
  • Extended Time and Reduced Distraction Testing
  • Facilitation with Faculty and Campus Departments
  • Identification of Resources and Providers
  • Note Takers and Readers
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Processes for Receiving Accommodations
  • Registration Assistance
  • Temporary Accommodations
  • Tutoring