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128 Garfield Avenue
West Plains , Missouri 65775-2715

Disability Resource Office

128 Garfield Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775-2715
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About Missouri State University-West Plains

Missouri State University-West Plains is a renowned public institution located in West Plains, Missouri. Offering a comprehensive range of academic programs, this two-year university has established itself as a prominent educational hub with an unwavering commitment to providing accessible and high-quality education.

Situated in the heart of West Plains, a vibrant city in south-central Missouri, the university benefits from its unique surroundings. West Plains is known for its picturesque landscapes, allowing students to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature while pursuing their academic endeavors. The city’s tranquil atmosphere, coupled with its close-knit community, fosters a supportive environment that greatly enhances the overall student experience.

Missouri State University-West Plains prides itself on its dedication to accessibility. With a 2-year accessibility score of 1, the university actively seeks to eliminate barriers that may hinder students’ educational journey. This commitment is reflected in the wide range of academic programs offered, ensuring that students have ample opportunities to pursue their desired fields of study.

Despite being a two-year institution, the university boasts a diverse array of programs in various disciplines, including business, education, science, health professions, and more. Students can earn an associate degree or smoothly transfer credits to four-year institutions to continue their education.

The university’s academic excellence is brought to life by a team of highly qualified and dedicated faculty members. These professors, with their vast expertise and commitment to student success, deliver engaging and personalized instruction. They place great emphasis on nurturing critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and practical application of knowledge, empowering students to excel in their chosen fields.

Missouri State University-West Plains is not only dedicated to academic pursuits but also recognizes the importance of holistic development. The university offers a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations that allow students to explore their interests and cultivate valuable leadership and teamwork skills. Whether it’s joining a club related to their field of study or participating in community service initiatives, students have ample opportunities to engage in a well-rounded collegiate experience.

Furthermore, the university provides various resources and support services to ensure student success. From academic advising to career counseling, the university strives to empower students throughout their educational journey. Additionally, state-of-the-art facilities, including well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and libraries, offer a conducive learning environment that fosters academic growth.

Missouri State University-West Plains’ commitment to accessible education, comprehensive academic programs, and vibrant campus life paints a picture of a university deeply invested in its students’ success. With its idyllic location in West Plains and a supportive community, this institution creates an enriching and inclusive environment that encourages students to reach their fullest potential. By choosing to pursue their educational goals at Missouri State University-West Plains, students embark on a transformative journey that prepares them for a successful future both academically 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