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Supported Disabilities

  • Physical/Ambulatory
  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
900 N Grand Ave
Sherman , Texas 75090-4400

Disability Resource Office

Academics Skills Center
900 North Grand
Ste. 61544
Sherman, Texas 75090
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About Austin College

Austin College is a distinguished institution situated in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, it has established itself as a premier liberal arts college, offering a transformative education from its picturesque campus. The college is known for its exceptional educational programs, devoted faculty, and nurturing community that values individual growth and global perspectives.

At Austin College, students are provided with a well-rounded education that emphasizes critical thinking, effective communication, and interdisciplinary learning. The college offers a wide range of academic majors and minors across various fields, including humanities, sciences, arts, social sciences, and business. Students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop a strong foundation of knowledge while also fostering creativity and resilience.

With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, Austin College ensures that students receive personalized attention and have the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with their professors. The dedicated faculty members are not only passionate about their subjects but also deeply committed to mentoring students and helping them succeed academically and personally.

Students at Austin College have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources to enhance their learning experience. The campus boasts modern classrooms, laboratories, and research spaces that foster hands-on learning and collaborative projects. The library is well-equipped with a vast collection of books, journals, and digital resources to support students’ research and academic pursuits.

Moreover, Austin College emphasizes the importance of experiential learning. Through internships, research opportunities, and community engagement programs, students are encouraged to apply their knowledge in real-world settings and make a positive impact on the local community and beyond. These experiences empower students to become confident, adaptable, and socially responsible individuals.

Located in Sherman, Texas, Austin College offers its students a unique blend of small-town charm and vibrant cultural experiences. Sherman offers a welcoming and close-knit community where students can truly feel at home. The city is known for its rich history, diverse culinary scene, and numerous recreational activities. Students can explore museums, art galleries, local festivals, and enjoy outdoor adventures in the nearby lakes and parks.

Furthermore, the charming downtown area of Sherman offers students a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options to unwind and socialize. The city’s proximity to major urban centers such as Dallas-Fort Worth opens doors to further cultural, career, and internship opportunities for students, making Austin College an ideal choice for those seeking a well-rounded college experience.

In conclusion, Austin College stands as a leading institution, offering rigorous academics, personalized attention, and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. With its commitment to liberal arts education, distinguished faculty, and a supportive community, Austin College prepares students to succeed in a rapidly changing world and make a positive impact in their chosen fields and communities.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

    Services Provided

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

      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
      • 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.)
      Partially
        Minimally

          Services Provided

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