Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services is committed to providing students with physical, psychological, and learning disabilities equal access to Athens State University. The office aims to remove social and environmental barriers by working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and the community. To achieve this goal, reasonable academic accommodations, assistive technology, and support services are utilized.

ADA Statement

Athens State University complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Athens State University strives to provide a dynamic and appropriate instructional environment and workplace to meet the needs of students, employees, and citizens of the communities served. It is the policy of the University that a good faith effort shall be made to meet the accommodation requests of persons with disabilities.

Athens State University Employees and Citizens should contact the Office of HR at (256) 233-8124 to complete the procedure for requesting an accommodation.

Students requesting accommodations are served by Accessibility Services, located in Sandridge Student Center, Room 122.

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Patrice Broaden, PhD

ADA Student Accessibility Services Specialist