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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria , Texas 77901

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
University Commons, Suite 2108
3006 N. Ben Wilson Street
Victoria, Texas 77901
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About University of Houston-Victoria

The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is a public university located in Victoria, Texas. Nestled in the heart of the Lone Star State, UHV offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs to students seeking a high-quality education in a thriving community.

As part of the University of Houston System, UHV is committed to providing accessible and affordable education to students of all backgrounds. The university prides itself on its accessibility score of 1, indicating its dedication to making higher education attainable for everyone.

With its 4-year degree offerings, UHV provides students with the opportunity to embark on a transformative academic journey. From business to education, the university offers a wide range of programs designed to prepare students for success in their chosen fields. With small class sizes, students can benefit from personalized attention from faculty members who are experts in their respective disciplines.

The city of Victoria, Texas, serves as an ideal backdrop for UHV. Located just two hours away from Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, Victoria provides a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city opportunities. With a population of approximately 68,000, the city offers a close-knit community where students can develop strong relationships while pursuing their goals.

Victoria embraces its rich history and vibrant culture, offering a myriad of recreational and cultural attractions for students to enjoy. The area is known for its historic downtown district, which features boutique shops, local restaurants, and art galleries. Students can immerse themselves in the local arts scene, experiencing live performances at the Victoria Fine Arts Center or exploring the diverse exhibits at the Nave Museum.

Nature enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors in Victoria. The city is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the nearby Guadalupe River, which offers various water activities such as fishing, boating, and kayaking. The Texas Zoo, located in Riverside Park, provides an educational and entertaining experience for those interested in wildlife conservation.

Apart from its cultural offerings, Victoria also boasts a thriving economy with ample internship and career opportunities for UHV students. The city is known for its strong industries in healthcare, education, and manufacturing, providing students with valuable experiential learning experiences and potential future employment options.

UHV takes pride in fostering a inclusive and diverse community. Through student organizations, clubs, and events, the university encourages students to engage with one another and make lasting connections. Student life at UHV is vibrant and exciting, with various campus activities and events that cater to different interests and backgrounds.

In conclusion, the University of Houston-Victoria offers a welcoming and accessible environment where students can pursue their educational aspirations. With a wide range of academic programs, a supportive faculty, and a vibrant surrounding community, UHV provides students with the tools they need to succeed academically, personally, and professionally. Whether exploring the city’s rich history, enjoying outdoor recreational activities, or engaging in campus life, UHV offers a well-rounded college experience in the heart of Victoria, Texas.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • 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)
  • Notetaking Assistance

Services Provided

    • Reduced courseload
    • Medical leave
    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Priority Enrollment

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • On-Campus Transit
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Student Housing
    • Student Health Services
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities

    Services Provided

    • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
    • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
    • Service and Emotional Support Animals
    • Study Abroad Program Accommodations