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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
340 Victoria Rd
Asheville , North Carolina 28801-4897

Disability Resource Office

Student Support Services
340 Victoria Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
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About Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (AB Tech) is a renowned public institution located in Asheville, North Carolina. Known for providing exceptional two-year education and vocational training programs, AB Tech plays a vital role in the educational landscape of the region.

Situated in Asheville, a charming city nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, AB Tech offers students a unique learning experience amidst stunning natural surroundings. Asheville serves as a vibrant cultural hub, providing a diverse array of attractions and activities for students to explore. The city boasts a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues that showcase local talent and provide ample opportunities for students to engage in creative endeavors.

One of the key features of AB Tech is its commitment to accessibility. With a score of 1 on the two-year accessibility scale, the college ensures that education is within reach for all students. This dedication to inclusivity is reflected in their diverse student body, which includes individuals from all walks of life, backgrounds, and age groups. AB Tech celebrates diversity and fosters a supportive and inclusive learning environment that values the unique contributions of every student.

The college’s academic offerings cover a wide range of disciplines, including business, healthcare, engineering, arts and sciences, culinary arts, and many others. AB Tech is known for its highly skilled and dedicated faculty members who bring a wealth of real-world experience into the classroom. Students benefit from personalized attention, small class sizes, and hands-on learning opportunities, ensuring a well-rounded and practical education that prepares graduates to succeed in the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution.

AB Tech also prides itself on its commitment to workforce development. The college maintains strong ties with local industries and employers, keeping its programs relevant to the needs of the job market. By partnering with businesses and hosting career fairs, AB Tech provides students with valuable networking opportunities and internships, ensuring that they are well-prepared for the workforce upon graduation.

The campus itself is equipped with modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology, creating an optimal learning environment for students. AB Tech also offers various support services to help students thrive, including tutoring, counseling, career services, and assistance for students with disabilities. Additionally, the college provides a range of extracurricular activities and clubs, allowing students to connect with their peers, engage in leadership opportunities, and explore their interests outside of the classroom.

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is not just an institution of higher education; it is a catalyst for personal and professional growth. Whether students are seeking to acquire new skills, prepare for a specific career, or transfer to a four-year college, AB Tech is dedicated to empowering individuals and enhancing the community as a whole. With its commitment to accessibility, strong academic programs, and vibrant city setting, AB Tech offers a truly exceptional educational experience that prepares students for success in a rapidly evolving world.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

    Services Provided

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

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    Fully
    • 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
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    Partially
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    Minimally
    • On-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing

    Services Provided

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