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General Information
2008 Alumni Drive, Rusk 206
Nacogdoches , Texas 75961

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services
Human Services Building, Room 325
PO Box 6130
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6130
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About Stephen F Austin State University

Located in Nacogdoches, Texas, Stephen F Austin State University (SFA) is a prestigious public institution offering a wide range of academic programs to students from all walks of life. With a history that dates back to 1923, SFA has established itself as a leading center for education, research, and community engagement in East Texas.

SFA prides itself on providing a comprehensive educational experience that combines rigorous academics with a supportive and inclusive environment. The university offers over 120 areas of study, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs across six colleges, namely the Nelson Rusche College of Business, the College of Education and Human Services, the College of Fine Arts, the College of Forestry and Agriculture, the College of Liberal and Applied Arts, and the College of Sciences and Mathematics. This diverse range of disciplines ensures that students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions and tap into their full potential.

One notable aspect of SFA is its commitment to accessibility and diversity. With an accessibility score of 1, the university works tirelessly to create an inclusive campus where students of different backgrounds and abilities can flourish. This dedication is reflected in the various resources and support services available to students, such as disability services, academic advising, and career counseling. SFA strives to empower all students to achieve their academic and personal goals, ensuring that no one is left behind.

Beyond its academic offerings, SFA boasts a vibrant campus life that encourages student engagement and fosters a sense of community. Students can immerse themselves in a wide array of extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations, ranging from academic and professional societies to performance groups and athletic teams. This lively campus atmosphere provides opportunities for students to connect with peers who share similar interests, make lifelong friendships, and develop valuable leadership skills.

Nacogdoches, the quaint town that SFA calls home, also plays a significant role in enhancing the university experience. As the oldest town in Texas, Nacogdoches is steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty. Students have the chance to explore the town’s charming downtown area, which is dotted with boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries. For nature enthusiasts, Nacogdoches offers numerous outdoor attractions, including the nearby Stephen F. Austin State Park, where students can enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping.

Moreover, Nacogdoches takes pride in its strong community spirit and support for education. The local residents actively engage with SFA, offering internships, volunteer opportunities, and networking connections to students. This partnership between the town and the university creates a dynamic environment that prepares students for life beyond academia and reinforces the strong bond between SFA and the community.

In summary, Stephen F Austin State University is more than just an institution of higher learning; it is a thriving academic community dedicated to academic excellence, accessibility, and student success. With its diverse range of programs, support services, and vibrant campus life, SFA provides students with the tools and opportunities they need to thrive both academically and personally. Nestled in the charming town of Nacogdoches, students can immerse themselves in a rich cultural heritage and enjoy a supportive and welcoming environment that fosters growth and development.

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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