Career and Disability Services
Career and Disability Services are for all UACCB students whether they have just begun their degree plan or they have only one class left to complete before graduation. Our program provides services and resources to assist students in all phases of the career planning process. If you are undecided about your college major or career goals, seeking information about an occupation, need help writing a resume or preparing for a job interview, or looking for a part-time or full-time job, then we are here to help!
Disability Services Office: Main classroom Building, Room 232
Phone: (870) 612-2056
Our Career and Disability Services are dedicated to addressing the needs of students in their individual paths to personal and career success.
NOTE: As of the August 16, 2018, Disability and Career Services are located in two separate offices. Students may receive career services from the Director of Workforce and Career Services in the Annex building room 401D and students may receive disability services from the Testing and Disability Services Specialist in the Main Classroom Building room 232. The primary mission for each of these areas is defined below:
Disability Services assists in providing equal access for qualified students with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by the institution. Specifically, Career and Disability Services work diligently to:
- Ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities receive reasonable and appropriate accommodations so as to have equal access to all institutional programs and services regardless of the type and extent of the disability in compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990; and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008
- Inform the campus community of the availability of equipment and technology helpful to those with disabilities
- Define and describe the procedures for obtaining services and accommodations
- Advocate for equal access, accommodations, and respect for students with disabilities within the campus community
Career Services assist students through all phases of their career development. Specifically, Career Services works diligently to assist students in the:
- Development of self-knowledge related to career choice and work performance by identifying, assessing, and understanding their competencies, interests, values, and personal characteristics
- Acquisition of educational and occupational information to aid career and educational planning and to develop an understanding of the world of work
- Selection of suitable academic programs and experiential opportunities that enhance future educational and employment options
- Development of job-search competencies, future educational and employment plans, and career decisions
- Preparation for finding suitable employment by developing job-search skills and an understanding of the fit between their competencies and both occupational and job requirements
- Search for desired employment opportunities or appropriate educational programs
The University of Arkansas at Batesville (UACCB) is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community and that is free from harassment and discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or genetic information. Such an environment is necessary to a healthy learning, working and living atmosphere. Accordingly, all acts of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and sexual misconduct as defined by Policy are prohibited.