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16200 East Amber Valley Drive
Whittier , California 90604

Disability Resource Office

Academic Support Office
Learning Resources Center
16200 East Amber Valley Drive
Whittier, CA 90604
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About Southern California University of Health Sciences

Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) is a prestigious not-for-profit, private institution located in the charming city of Whittier, California. With its roots dating back to 1911, SCU is one of the oldest and most respected universities in the health sciences field in the region. Offering a wide range of programs and degrees, SCU prides itself on providing exceptional education, cutting-edge research, and hands-on training to its students.

Situated in Whittier, a bustling city in Los Angeles County, SCU benefits from its convenient location in the heart of Southern California. The university’s campus is nestled in a vibrant community that blends the tranquility of suburban living with the opportunities and excitement of a major metropolitan area. Students at SCU can enjoy the best of both worlds – a peaceful campus setting and easy access to the diverse and thriving city of Los Angeles.

At SCU, students can pursue an array of programs in the health sciences, including chiropractic medicine, acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and physician assistant studies. The university’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to excel in their chosen fields. With a faculty composed of experienced professionals and industry experts, SCU ensures that students receive a high-quality education grounded in evidence-based practices.

One of the standout features of SCU is its commitment to integrative healthcare. The university places a strong emphasis on combining traditional and complementary approaches to medicine. By promoting collaboration between different healthcare disciplines, SCU cultivates a holistic approach to patient care, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to address the evolving needs of the healthcare industry.

SCU’s state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge resources provide students with an exceptional learning environment. The university is equipped with modern classrooms, laboratories, and clinical training facilities where students can gain practical experience under the guidance of experienced professionals. Additionally, SCU offers various research opportunities, allowing students to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in their respective fields.

Outside of academics, SCU is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive community. The university provides a range of student support services to ensure the well-being and success of its diverse student body. From counseling services to career guidance, SCU ensures that students have access to the resources needed to thrive academically, personally, and professionally.

In conclusion, Southern California University of Health Sciences is a highly esteemed institution renowned for its commitment to excellence in education and integrative healthcare. Located in the vibrant city of Whittier, SCU offers students the opportunity to receive a first-class education while enjoying the benefits of Southern California living. With its robust curriculum, world-class facilities, and commitment to holistic healthcare, SCU prepares students to become leaders in their respective fields and make a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals and communities alike.

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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