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3601 4th Street
Lubbock , Texas 79430

Disability Resource Office

Office of Student Services
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, 79430
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About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a renowned public university located in Lubbock, Texas. With a rich history and a commitment to excellence in education, research, and patient care, TTUHSC stands out as a leading institution in healthcare education and is highly regarded both nationally and internationally.

Established in 1969, TTUHSC has since evolved into one of the most distinguished health sciences centers in the United States. Offering a comprehensive range of programs, TTUHSC includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, and Biomedical Sciences. This multi-disciplinary approach allows students from various disciplines to collaborate, fostering a comprehensive approach to healthcare education and ultimately improving patient outcomes.

One of the key strengths of TTUHSC lies in its commitment to research and innovation. The university is home to several research centers and institutes that focus on a wide array of healthcare-related fields, including cancer research, cardiovascular health, neuroscience, genetics, and infectious diseases. By conducting cutting-edge research and embracing innovative technologies, TTUHSC contributes significantly to advancements in healthcare and promotes the translation of knowledge from the lab to the clinic, benefiting patients and communities alike.

TTUHSC’s location in Lubbock, Texas also offers unique advantages. Lubbock is the 11th largest city in the state and serves as a regional center for healthcare, commerce, and culture. Known for its vibrant arts scene and rich cultural heritage, Lubbock provides students with a stimulating environment beyond the classroom. The city’s numerous museums, art galleries, and theaters offer opportunities for students to immerse themselves in artistic expression and explore diverse cultural experiences.

Lubbock’s healthcare industry is robust, providing unparalleled clinical experiences for TTUHSC students. The university collaborates closely with several healthcare organizations and medical facilities in the area, ensuring that students have access to real-world, hands-on training. This invaluable exposure prepares them for future careers in healthcare and enables them to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of the communities they serve.

In addition to its educational and research endeavors, TTUHSC actively engages in community outreach and public service. The university strives to address the health needs of underserved populations through its various initiatives, such as free health clinics and outreach programs. These efforts not only promote wellness but also instill in students a sense of compassion and social responsibility, qualities that are essential in providing patient-centered care.

Overall, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a prestigious institution that combines academic excellence, research innovation, and community engagement. Its comprehensive programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedication to improving healthcare make it an ideal choice for students aspiring to make a difference in the field of healthcare. With its prime location in Lubbock, students can benefit from a supportive community and a myriad of cultural opportunities, further enhancing their 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