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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
100 West College Street
Sumter , South Carolina 29150-3599

Disability Resource Office

100 West College Street
Sumter, 29150-3599
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About Morris College

Morris College, a prestigious not-for-profit private institution, is located in Sumter, South Carolina. This historic college has been providing quality education for over a century, offering a range of programs and opportunities for students seeking a four-year degree.

Established in 1908, Morris College has a rich and vibrant history deeply rooted in the African-American community. From its humble beginnings as a Baptist institution, the college quickly expanded its curriculum to meet the evolving needs of its students.

One of the standout features of Morris College is its commitment to accessibility. With an accessibility score of 1, Morris College ensures that students from all walks of life have the opportunity to pursue higher education. This dedication to inclusivity is reflected in the college’s diverse student body, attracting individuals from various backgrounds who come together to create a truly enriching academic experience.

Located in Sumter, South Carolina, Morris College benefits from its position in a region characterized by a combination of rich history and natural beauty. Sumter County, known for its warm hospitality, is home to a range of cultural landmarks and recreational activities that provide students with a well-rounded college experience.

Sumter County is recognized for its historic architecture, with many buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries still standing. One notable attraction is Swan Lake Iris Gardens, a stunning oasis filled with beautiful flowers, pristine lakes, and resident swans. This serene environment offers students a peaceful retreat to enjoy the beauty of nature and find solace amidst the demands of academic life.

For those interested in history, Sumter County offers several museums and heritage sites. The Sumter County Museum transports visitors back in time, showcasing artifacts and exhibits that depict the region’s rich cultural heritage. Additionally, the historic downtown area provides a picturesque setting for students to explore local shops, restaurants, and community events.

Morris College’s location in Sumter also ensures easy access to a variety of recreational activities. The county boasts numerous parks, trails, and outdoor recreational areas, allowing students to enjoy hiking, biking, and other forms of outdoor adventure. This proximity to nature serves as a reminder of the importance of balancing academic pursuits with a healthy dose of physical activity and relaxation.

As students embark on their educational journey at Morris College, they will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant culture and rich history of Sumter, South Carolina. The college’s commitment to accessibility, coupled with its diverse student body and range of academic programs, ensures a well-rounded and fulfilling college experience for all who choose to pursue their higher education at Morris College.

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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