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General Information
310 College St
Barbourville , Kentucky 40906-1499

Disability Resource Office

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About Union College

Located in Barbourville, Kentucky, Union College is a prestigious private university known for its academic excellence and commitment to providing a well-rounded education to its students. As a not-for-profit institution, the university focuses on creating a nurturing and supportive environment that fosters intellectual growth, personal development, and career readiness.

With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1879, Union College has consistently strived to offer quality education to its students. The campus itself reflects this commitment, with state-of-the-art facilities and a picturesque setting nestled in the heart of the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains. The serene surroundings provide an ideal backdrop for students to immerse themselves in their studies and explore the natural beauty of the area.

The university offers a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines, ensuring that students can find their passion and pursue their desired career paths. Whether aspiring to become a successful business professional, engineer, nurse, educator, or artist, Union College provides the resources, faculty expertise, and cutting-edge curriculum needed to excel. Small class sizes foster personalized learning experiences, enabling students to develop strong relationships with their professors and receive individualized attention and support.

In addition to its academic offerings, Union College also emphasizes the importance of extracurricular activities and student engagement. Numerous clubs, organizations, and athletic teams provide students with opportunities to explore their interests and develop leadership skills. Whether participating in a club sport, joining a cultural organization, or volunteering in the local community, students are encouraged to make the most of their college experience and become well-rounded individuals.

Barbourville, the surrounding area of Union College, complements the institution’s campus environment with its charm and small-town appeal. Historically known for its role in the Civil War, Barbourville offers a glimpse into the region’s rich heritage and culture. Students have easy access to local shops, restaurants, and recreational activities, providing ample opportunities for relaxation and exploration.

Beyond the immediate vicinity, the natural beauty of the Southern Appalachian Mountains beckons adventurous students to indulge in outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing. The breathtaking landscapes offer a refreshing escape from the demands of academic life and serve as a reminder of the immense beauty that surrounds the campus.

Union College also recognizes the importance of accessibility, ensuring that students from all walks of life have the opportunity to receive a quality education. The university’s commitment to accessibility is underscored by its accessible score of 1, reflecting its dedication to accommodating students with disabilities and providing a supportive environment for all.

Overall, Union College stands as a beacon of academic excellence and personal growth, offering a well-rounded education that prepares students for success in their chosen fields. With its idyllic campus, diverse academic programs, and commitment to accessibility, Union College provides a transformative college experience for students seeking to create a positive impact on society and shape their futures.

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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