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Tucked away near the main entryway of Coates Library, the Tiger Learning Commons (TLC), new this year, is the hub of academic support for students on campus. The TLC includes Student Accessibility Services, the Writing Center and the Academic Success office. There’s also a big, open study area that all students can walk in and use. The staff and student workers of the TLC are dedicated to helping students succeed academically, but each person and each...

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Accessibility is one of the most important issues in my life. Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with a muscle disorder, one which causes me to experience barriers to mobility and chronic back pain. It’s not easy having to navigate the world with a disability, but recently, I’ve begun to appreciate the way it’s informed my understanding of the world. That’s why I chose to take part in this series. In reporting on the resources...

Trinity University provides several different outlets for those seeking assistance with their mental health. Depending on students’ diagnoses, support ranges from in-class accommodations to temporary counseling sessions. For those who possess a diagnosis, registration through Student Accessibility Service (SAS) can help provide support to students’ campus lives. “There’s not really a comprehensive list of accommodations because we start where the student is at. They come to us having a disability, and when they do they...

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Trinity University provides many resources for students with disabilities. One of these is the Student Accessibility Services office (SAS), which aims to improve the effort to support disadvantaged students. One such improvement involves significant changes to the Accommodated Testing Center (ATC). According to their website and mission statement, SAS wants to make sure that all students, including students with disabilities, have equal access to all courses, programs and other facilities. This is done by offering...