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50 Sunset Lane
Paxton , Massachusetts 01612-1198

Disability Resource Office

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, 01612-1198
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About Anna Maria College

Located in Paxton, Massachusetts, Anna Maria College is a private, not-for-profit institution known for its strong commitment to providing a holistic education that prepares students for success in their chosen fields. With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1946, the college has established a strong reputation for academic excellence, community engagement, and personalized support for its students.

Anna Maria College offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various fields of study, including arts and sciences, nursing, criminal justice, business administration, fire science, and more. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1, the college provides a close-knit learning environment that fosters meaningful interactions between students and faculty members. This small class size ensures that students receive personalized attention and have ample opportunities to engage in hands-on learning experiences.

At Anna Maria College, the emphasis is not only on academic growth but also on personal and professional development. The college offers a range of experiential learning opportunities, internships, and co-curricular activities that allow students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world situations. These practical experiences help students gain valuable skills, build confidence, and develop a strong foundation for their future careers.

Beyond academics, Anna Maria College is deeply committed to fostering a vibrant and inclusive campus community. The college offers numerous clubs, organizations, and student-led initiatives that cater to various interests and passions. Students can get involved in community service projects, join athletic teams, participate in performing arts groups, or even start their own club. This diverse range of extracurricular activities ensures that students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions, make meaningful connections, and develop leadership skills.

Situated in Paxton, Massachusetts, Anna Maria College benefits from its close proximity to the bustling city of Worcester. Worcester is the second-largest city in New England and offers a vibrant cultural scene, numerous dining options, shopping centers, and recreational activities. Students at Anna Maria College can easily explore the city and take advantage of the various opportunities it has to offer.

Additionally, Paxton itself is a picturesque town nestled in the heart of Worcester County. With its tranquil surroundings, lush greenery, and close-knit community, Paxton provides an ideal setting for students looking to focus on their studies and enjoy a peaceful college experience. The town offers a range of outdoor activities, including hiking trails, lakes, and parks, allowing students to enjoy recreational pursuits during their leisure time.

With its commitment to academic excellence, personalized attention, and holistic growth, Anna Maria College provides students with a supportive and enriching educational experience. The college’s dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive community sets the stage for students to explore their interests, engage with the larger community, and develop the skills needed to thrive in their chosen professions. Whether in the classroom or beyond, Anna Maria College prepares students to make a positive impact on the world and succeed in their future endeavors.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations