Diverse Abilities & Accommodations

Diverse Abilities & Accommodations

About this office

The office of Diverse Abilities and Accommodations at Vincennes University offers resources to all students with disabilities. Staff in the office of Diverse Abilities and Accommodations and Student Services Office at Jasper are committed to creating a “safe place” where students with disabilities feel respected and valued, and where they find meaningful support from caring professionals who encourage them to be independent and successful, as well as vital, contributing members of our community.

Our Mission

Help students with diverse abilities participate more fully in educational programming, benefit from an accessible environment and achieve greater academic and personal success. The promotion of student independence and self-advocacy is instrumental to our mission and remains a major tenet of our philosophy for working with all our students.


High School vs. College


If you are a recent high school graduate, you may be confused by the changes with which you are faced and unsure what to expect as you prepare for college.

Academic Accommodations


Staff in the Diverse Abilities and Accommodations office at Vincennes University is happy to help all qualified students with diverse abilities obtain reasonable accommodations from their professors.

Accuplacer Testing with Accommodations


If you have a documented disability and require additional accommodations for your Accuplacer (placement) exam at VU Jasper, we can help. Contact 812-482-3030 to get started.

Service & Assistance Animals


It is the policy of Vincennes University that service animals assisting students and other individuals with diverse abilities are generally permitted in all VU facilities and programs that are open to the general public.

Community Resources


Vocational Rehabilitation is a governmental agency, which provides services to assist people with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining or retaining employment.

Faculty Resources


All members of the Vincennes University community share in the University's responsibility of accommodating students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities and should prepare for the possibility of being approached by individuals who have accommodation requests.

Disability Law and Grievance Procedures


All colleges and universities are required by the law to publish grievance procedures for students to use if they feel they are the victims of discrimination, of any type.


Helpful Information

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