Access (Disability) Services

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Access Services Handbook


Access & Testing Services assists in providing equal access for otherwise qualified students with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by the institution. In support of our college's mission, Access Services works diligently to support access to quality educational opportunities within a supportive learning environment and to promote success through community partnerships, responsive programs, and a commitment to improvement.

Service Objectives

Work to promote that otherwise 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. Advocate for equal access, accommodations, and respect for students with disabilities within the campus community.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will understand:

  1. The interactive process for requesting accommodations
  2. Their responsibilities in the accommodation process, including initiating a request for access and how to continue receiving accommodations
  3. How to request assistance when needed to utilize accommodations or work out any issues

Important Info

UACCB Request for Accommodations Form

Personal Counseling

Maggie Beshears, LPC, Director of Counseling
Phone: 870-612-2035
Office: Main Classroom Building (MCB) room 233E.

Other Resources

  • 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • Military Veteran Suicide Hotline
    • 1-800-273-TALK (Press 1)
  • Suicide Hotline in Spanish
    • 1-800-273-TALK (Press 2)

Contact Info

Louise Hughes, Director of Access & Testing Services
Main Classroom Building room 229
Billy Stidham, Access & Testing Services Specialist
Main Classroom Building room 229
General Access Services email:
Testing Center email:

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