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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood , South Carolina 29649-2099

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disabilities
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649-2099
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About Lander University

Lander University, situated in the picturesque city of Greenwood, South Carolina, is a renowned public institution known for its commitment to academic excellence and student success. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1872, Lander University has become a cornerstone of higher education in the region, offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs to a diverse student body.

One of the defining features of Lander University is its four-year accessibility score of 1, which underscores its dedication to providing affordable education to students from all backgrounds. This commitment to accessibility extends to its supportive campus community, where faculty and staff strive to create an inclusive environment that fosters learning and personal growth.

Nestled in the heart of Greenwood, Lander University offers students a unique blend of campus life and community engagement. Surrounded by the natural beauty of South Carolina’s rolling hills and vibrant landscapes, Lander’s campus provides a serene and picturesque setting for academic pursuits. The university’s well-maintained facilities, including state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and residence halls, create a conducive learning environment where students can thrive.

Lander University prides itself on its comprehensive academic programs spanning various disciplines. The university offers more than 60 areas of study across its four colleges: the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Science & Mathematics. From business administration and nursing to psychology and computer science, Lander’s diverse range of majors and minors cater to a broad spectrum of academic interests, ensuring that every student can find their passion and pursue their educational goals.

In addition to its rigorous academic curriculum, Lander University emphasizes experiential learning opportunities, enabling students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world settings. Through internships, research projects, and community engagement initiatives, students gain valuable hands-on experiences that enhance their professional development and prepare them for successful careers beyond graduation.

Outside the classroom, Lander University offers a plethora of extracurricular activities and organizations that contribute to the vibrant campus life. Students can get involved in a wide range of clubs, organizations, and NCAA Division II athletic teams, fostering personal growth, building lifelong friendships, and cultivating leadership skills. Lander’s commitment to holistic student development ensures that students have ample opportunities to engage in cultural, social, and recreational activities that complement their academic journey.

Located in Greenwood, a charming city with a rich historical heritage, Lander University benefits from its proximity to a variety of cultural and recreational attractions. The city offers a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues where students can immerse themselves in the local culture. Additionally, outdoor enthusiasts can explore the nearby Lake Greenwood State Park or participate in water sports and hiking activities.

In conclusion, Lander University stands as a beacon of excellence in higher education, offering a well-rounded and accessible educational experience to its students. With its picturesque campus, comprehensive academic programs, and a vibrant campus community, Lander University provides an ideal environment for students to grow academically, personally, and professionally. Whether pursuing their passions in the classroom or engaging with the local community, Lander University empowers its students to become well-rounded individuals prepared to make a significant impact in their chosen fields.

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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