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500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo , Mississippi 39174

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Office of Counseling Services
500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
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About Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College, located in Tougaloo, Mississippi, is a private, not-for-profit institution known for its rich history, commitment to social justice, and academic excellence. With its beautiful campus and vibrant community, Tougaloo College offers students a unique educational experience.

Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College holds a significant place in the civil rights movement as a historically black college. It played a vital role in providing education and activism opportunities for African Americans, serving as a center for protest and social change during the 1960s. This legacy reverberates throughout the campus, fostering an inclusive and empowering environment for students.

One of the distinguishing features of Tougaloo College is its commitment to providing a well-rounded education that prepares students to become critical thinkers and leaders in their respective fields. The college offers a wide range of undergraduate programs across various disciplines. From liberal arts to natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and business, students have the opportunity to explore their passions and cultivate their intellectual curiosity.

The academic programs at Tougaloo College are designed to challenge students intellectually while providing them with the necessary support and resources to succeed. With small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio, students can engage in meaningful discussions, receive personalized attention from professors, and benefit from mentorship opportunities. The dedicated faculty members at Tougaloo College are experts in their fields, committed to helping students reach their full potential.

Beyond the classroom, Tougaloo College offers a wealth of extracurricular activities and organizations that encourage students to develop their interests, enhance their skills, and build lasting connections. Whether it be participating in student clubs and organizations, joining athletic teams, or engaging in community service initiatives, students have ample opportunities to shape their college experience and make a positive impact.

Located in Tougaloo, Mississippi, the college offers students a unique blend of rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. The surrounding area is steeped in history, with nearby attractions including the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Medgar Evers Home Museum, reminding students of the struggles and triumphs of the civil rights movement. Additionally, the city of Jackson, the state capital, is just a short drive away, providing students with access to a vibrant urban center with numerous cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities.

Moreover, Tougaloo College is committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive community. Students from diverse backgrounds come together to form a close-knit campus environment where everyone’s voice is respected and valued. The college also offers various support services, including academic advising, career counseling, and tutoring, to ensure students’ holistic development and success.

In summary, Tougaloo College holds a prominent place in American history and continues to thrive as a prestigious educational institution. With its commitment to academic excellence, social justice, and community engagement, Tougaloo College provides students with transformative experiences that prepare them to excel in their chosen careers and contribute meaningfully to society.

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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