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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
580 E Main St
Spartanburg , South Carolina 29302-0006

Disability Resource Office

580 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302
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About Converse College

Converse College, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is a prestigious private university with a rich history and a strong commitment to women’s education. Established in 1889, Converse College has been dedicated to empowering women through a comprehensive liberal arts education and nurturing a supportive and inclusive community.

As a not-for-profit institution, Converse College places emphasis on providing a high-quality education and fostering an environment where students can thrive academically, personally, and professionally. The university is known for its rigorous academic programs, distinguished faculty, and vibrant campus life.

At Converse College, students are offered a wide range of academic disciplines to choose from, ensuring that they can pursue their passions and explore new interests. The university offers undergraduate programs in areas such as arts and sciences, business administration, education, and music. With a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, students have the opportunity to work closely with their professors, fostering a personalized learning experience and promoting academic excellence.

One of the standout features of Converse College is its renowned music program. The Petrie School of Music at Converse College is highly regarded and offers degrees in performance, composition, education, and therapy. The School of the Arts at Converse College provides a creative and dynamic environment for students to pursue their artistic endeavors, and the undergraduate visual arts program offers a diverse range of media and techniques.

Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Converse College benefits from its surroundings, providing students with a vibrant and diverse community to explore. Spartanburg offers a mix of Southern charm and modern conveniences, with a range of cultural and recreational activities available for students to enjoy. The city boasts a thriving arts scene, with galleries, theaters, and music venues showcasing local talent. Students can also find opportunities for community engagement, with numerous service organizations and volunteer programs available in the area.

Beyond academics, Converse College places a strong emphasis on fostering personal growth and leadership skills. The university offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including clubs, organizations, and NCAA Division II athletic teams. Students have the opportunity to get involved, build lasting friendships, and develop essential skills outside the classroom.

In conclusion, Converse College is a prestigious private university in Spartanburg, South Carolina, with a strong focus on women’s education and academic excellence. With a wide range of academic programs, distinguished faculty, and a vibrant campus life, Converse College provides students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in their chosen fields. Surrounded by the rich cultural and recreational offerings of Spartanburg, students at Converse College have the opportunity to engage with their community and grow both intellectually and personally.

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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