University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville,
 Arkansas  
72701

General information

This campus is:
4 year
Public
Highest level of degree offered:
Advanced Degree
Student population
30,378
Student population: undergraduate
24,897
Primarily online?
No

Disability resource office

Center for Educational Access
1 University of Arkansas
ARKU 209
Fayetteville,
 Arkansas  
72701
Office phone
479-575-3104
Office email
ada@uark.edu
Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance
1 University of Arkansas
4 West Avenue Annex
Fayetteville,
 Arkansas  
72701
Office phone
479-575-4019
Office email
oeoc@uark.edu
Contact people
Name
Laura James - Center for Educational Access
Email
ada@uark.edu
Telephone
479-575-3104
Job title or role
Director
Name
Danielle Williams - Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance
Email
oeoc@uark.edu
Telephone
479-575-4019
Job title or role
Assistant Vice Chancellor/Director
Name
J’onnelle A. Colbert-Diaz-Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance
Email
oeoc@uark.edu
Telephone
479-575-4019
Job title or role
Associate Director/Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator
Number of full-time disability service staff
30.5
Number of students who have submitted disability documentation
2,792
Percent of students eligible to receive disability services
9.2%

Three most common types of disabilities disclosed by students to the disability resource office

  • Attention Deficit Hyperacticity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Psychiatric and disabilities related to mental and emotional health
Within the last three years, how common has it been for your institution and/or disability services provider to serve these specific populations of students with disabilities?
Students with low-incidence types of disabilities
GroupLevel of service
Autistic students (includes Asperger’s or autism spectrum) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Culturally Deaf students who use American Sign Language Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with chronic health conditions and illness Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Students with food allergies Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Students with intellectual disabilities Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with disabilities in advanced academics or interests
GroupLevel of service
Students in STEM fields, including health sciences Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Professional and graduate students Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Law students Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
NCAA athletes Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Veterans Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally

Disability accommodations and services

Accommodations for students with disabilities
Academic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Notetaking Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Test accomodations Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Alternate formats (e.g.,e-text, large print) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Scribes Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Readers Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Assistive technology (e.g., screen readers, voice input) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Sign language interpreters Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
CART or C-Print Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Programmatic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Course substitutions Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Priority registration Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Reduced courseload Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Medical leave Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations in residence halls Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Other accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Dietary accommodations for meal plans Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Service animals or emotional support animals Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Accommodations and services for institution-sponsored study abroad programs Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Accommodations and services for internships, externships, field placements, or other for-credit off-campus work experiences Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided

Campus accessibility and resources

Campus access
GroupLevel of service
Student health services Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Counseling and psychological services Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
The library(ies) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Institution websites Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Recreation and athletic facilities Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Student union or other main building designated for students to socialize Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Main academic buildings where most undergraduates would attend classes Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Entertainment, theater, and event facilities Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
On-campus transportation Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Nearby off-campus transportation Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Residence halls Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Key administrative offices (e.g., financial aid, registration, multi-cultural affairs, students services, career counseling) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Sexual assault services and reporting mechanisms Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Security and saftety programs (e.g., late-night escort services on campus) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible

Policies and procedures related to students with disabilities

  • Formal grievance policies and procedures for students with complaints about campus disability access
  • Grievance procedures for students with complaints about the disability resource office

Types of counseling and psychological services available at the institution

  • Short-term counseling (e.g., 10 session limit)
  • Support groups
  • 24/7 Mental health hotline or crisis line
  • Peer counselors or peer supports

General Campus Resources

  • TRIO Student Support Services programs designed for students with disabilities
  • Food shelf or food pantry
  • Services for veterans with disabilities
  • Campus scholarships for students with disabilities
  • Adaptive sports and recreation programming for students with disabilities (e.g., wheelchair basketball, goalball)

Academics and campus climate for students with disabilities

Courses or degree programs

  • No specialized degree programs or courses are offered at this institution

Campus groups that address disability issues but do not provide direct services to students

  • Disability Services Committee (Appointed by the Chancellor)
  • Disability Awareness Month Planning Committee

Student organizations related to disability, Deafness, or ASL

  • AccessABLE
How often does your institution have public events or activities related to disability, culturally Deaf people, or ASL?
Very rarely or never