Information for Students
Self-Advocacy and Self- Declaring A Disability in Higher Education
Students with disabilities attending college, trade or vocational school, or other types of post-secondary education settings can request accommodations.
This resource page provides information to assist you in understanding your rights, how to get accommodations, and other information.
If you need legal assistance because you are not able to get the accommodations you need in a post-secondary education setting, please see our How to Apply for Services page for more information.
Who can I contact for accommodations at South Texas College?
Each campus has a Counseling and Disability Student Services office contact person and you can contact them at the following phone numbers.
- Pecan Campus: 956-872-2173
- Mid-Valley Campus: 956-872-1229
- Starr County Campus: 956-488-5853
- Nursing and Allied Health Campus: 956-872-3077
- Technology Campus: 956-872-6125
Who can I contact for accommodations at UTRGV?
Who can I contact for accommodations at Texas A&M University at Kingsville?
How To Request Accommodations at TAMUK (Link)
Workforce Solutions Contacts- Meet Your Student HireAbility Navigators:
Hidalgo County: (Vacancy)
Hidalgo County: Jasmine Hernandez email@example.com (956) 683.3762
Cameron County: Maria Roussett firstname.lastname@example.org (956) 346-7538
Jim Hogg, Webb, Zapata County: Patricia Rincon email@example.com (956) 794-6500 Ext. 6562
Brooks County / Coastal Bend: Imelda M. Trevino Imelda.firstname.lastname@example.org 1-885-3059 ext 106
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Scholarships & Resources for Students with Disabilities:
Resource Guide on Higher Education for People with Disabilities: http://www.txddc.state.tx.us/resources/publications/collegepdf.pdf
Self-Determination: Supporting Successful Transition: http://www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=962
College Resources for Students with Disabilities: https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/
A resource page for college students with speech and language disabilities from SpeechPathologyMastersPrograms.com: https://speechpathologymastersprograms.com/speech-disorder-resources-college-students/
Hearing our Way Magazine: https://www.hearingourway.com/
- The Best Scholarship Search Platforms: http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/
Career Guide for Students with Disabilities: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/students-with-disabilities-careers/