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100 E 27th St
Austin , Texas 78705-5711

Disability Resource Office

Office of the Academic Dean
100 E. 27th St.
Austin, Texas 78705
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About Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit university located in Austin, Texas, offering a four-year curriculum. This seminary, rooted in the Reformed tradition, provides a unique educational experience for students pursuing careers in ministry and church leadership.

Located in the vibrant city of Austin, the seminary benefits from its prime location in the heart of Texas. Austin is renowned for its cultural diversity, eclectic music scene, and thriving arts community. The city is known as the “live music capital of the world,” offering a plethora of venues to enjoy a wide array of musical genres. From large music festivals like South by Southwest to small, intimate performances in local coffee shops, students at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary can immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of the city.

Beyond its musical heritage, Austin also boasts a thriving food scene, with a multitude of restaurants and food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Students can indulge in Tex-Mex flavors, barbecue delights, and an abundance of global culinary experiences. The city’s emphasis on locally sourced, organic ingredients also provides a plethora of options for health-conscious individuals.

Austin is not only known for its cultural offerings but also for its beautiful natural landscapes. The city is surrounded by picturesque hill country, with numerous parks and hiking trails for outdoor enthusiasts to explore. Whether students are looking to kayak on the Colorado River, hike the trails of Barton Creek Greenbelt, or swim in the refreshing waters of Hamilton Pool Preserve, Austin offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.

In terms of academic offerings, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary provides a comprehensive curriculum to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for ministry. The seminary takes a holistic approach to education, integrating rigorous theological studies with practical training and spiritual formation. Students engage in deep theological exploration, engaging with scripture, church history, and ethical considerations.

Faculty at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary are active scholars in their respective fields, ensuring that students receive a high-quality education. Small class sizes foster an intimate learning environment, allowing for meaningful interactions and mentorship opportunities between faculty and students. Through lectures, seminars, and discussions, students are challenged to think critically and expand their understanding of theology and its application in the world.

Furthermore, the seminary encourages students to engage in experiential learning by participating in internships and practical ministry experiences. These opportunities allow students to put their classroom knowledge into practice, honing their skills and discerning their calling in ministry. Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary values the formation of well-rounded individuals who are not only skilled theologians but also compassionate and effective leaders.

In conclusion, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary offers a unique educational experience for students pursuing ministry and church leadership. Situated in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas, students have access to a rich cultural scene, diverse culinary options, and breathtaking natural landscapes. With a comprehensive curriculum and supportive faculty, this seminary prepares students for a life of service, equipping them to make a positive impact in the world.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

Services Provided

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

Campus Accessibility

Accessible Level

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

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