Disability Services

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Disability Services Mission Statement

 
Based on the Avila University community values, the mission of Disability Services is to encourage individuals to develop their unique potential by providing services and programs in a supportive environment. This environment includes the University's governing policies and procedures, access to employment and employment services, academic programs, physical facilities, and other University programs and activities.


The goals of Disability Services are to:

  • Promote an environment at Avila that is physically and attitudinally barrier free.
  • Provide services and accommodations to enable students and employees with documented disabilities to participate in and benefit from all University programs and activities.
  • Encourage students and employees to become as independent and self-reliant as possible.
  • Provide information and consultation about specific disabilities to the entire Avila community.

Disability Services
Student Success Center in Hodes
Avila University
816.501.3666

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

The Arts at Avila: These Shining Lives

these shining lives
February 22-25
Evening performances: 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday matinee: 2:00 p.m.
Goppert Theatre on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage

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University Closed Today

student scholar day

Due to weather and road conditions, Avila University will be closed on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

Classes and events are canceled and offices will not be open today.

Overdose: The Opioid Epidemic film screening has been rescheduled for March 6. 

AU News

Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:

Public Comment on Avila University,
Higher Learning Commission,
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/comment.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by January 19, 2018.