About

Mission Statement

Welcome to Lamar University and the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC). LU has a long history of valuing diversity in its student body and offering innovative core academic opportunities for all students. The Accessibility Resource Center is the university-designated office that determines and facilitates reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The ARC serves as a disability resource for students and the University community to bring educational awareness to disability issues in hopes of creating positive experiences for anyone wanting to attend LU. Our office recognizes that students with disabilities face additional challenges in transitioning to the University. The ARC offers a host of accommodations, academic adjustments and assistive technology to help students gain access to information in a way that is meaningful and unique to each person.

What sets Lamar University apart from other institutions?

LU works to emphasize hands on learning at all levels and provides the student body with small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio which allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success. Be a Cardinal Today!

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