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General Information
3rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374
Baton Rouge , Louisiana 70813

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
PO Box 11298
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
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About Southern University and A & M College

Southern University and A&M College, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a renowned public institution that has established a strong reputation in the field of education. Boasting a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence, this university offers a comprehensive range of programs and opportunities for students to thrive.

Situated in Baton Rouge, the capital city of Louisiana, Southern University is ideally located in a vibrant and culturally diverse community. Baton Rouge is not only known for its historical significance but also for its thriving arts scene, delicious cuisine, and unique Southern charm. Students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in this lively city, exploring its numerous museums, parks, and experiencing its lively music and entertainment scene.

Established in 1880, Southern University holds the distinction of being the nation’s largest historically black university. With a diverse student population, the university prioritizes inclusivity and offers a welcoming environment for all. Recognizing the importance of education as a catalyst for social change, Southern University provides its students with the tools and knowledge they need to excel in their fields and make a positive impact on society.

Southern University offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs through its various colleges and schools. These include the College of Business, College of Sciences and Agriculture, College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the School of Nursing, among others. The university prides itself on its commitment to academic excellence and encourages students to push the boundaries of knowledge through research, innovation, and community engagement.

One of the key strengths of Southern University is its faculty. Comprised of experienced professors and scholars who are leaders in their respective fields, the university ensures that students receive a top-notch education. The faculty members at Southern University are dedicated to their students’ success, providing mentorship and guidance throughout their academic journey. Moreover, the university promotes a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration, fostering an environment where students can explore multiple disciplines and gain a well-rounded education.

In addition to its academic excellence, Southern University offers a vibrant campus life. With a wide range of student organizations, clubs, and extracurricular activities, students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions and develop leadership skills. Whether it’s joining a student government association, engaging in community service, or participating in cultural clubs, there is something for everyone at Southern University.

Furthermore, Southern University is committed to ensuring that students have access to the support they need to thrive academically and personally. The university provides comprehensive academic advising, a robust counseling center, and numerous resources for career development and internships. Additionally, Southern University offers an array of scholarships and financial aid options to assist students in pursuing their education.

Southern University and A&M College is more than just an institution of higher learning. Rooted in its commitment to service, scholarship, and community, it prepares students to become future leaders who will make a difference in the world. With its strong academic programs, vibrant campus life, and dedication to student success, Southern University provides a transformative and empowering educational experience.

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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