Disability Support Services
The Disability Support Services (DSS) Office at Panola College provides and facilitates
support services and accommodations for students with disabilities. The DSS Office
works under the federal guidelines included in Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act. Panola College is committed to providing
a barrier-free educational environment to the extent possible. To this end, every
effort is made to ensure that programs and facilities are accessible to students with
disabilities. Support Services are available to students to provide them with an equal
opportunity to benefit from the educational offerings of the institution and to participate
in the life of the university.
A disability, as defined by federal guidelines, is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more life activities such as walking, hearing, or seeing. A student must self-identify, complete an , and provide recent documentation of his or her disability to the DSS office.
Disability Support Services will facilitate accommodations for students with documented disabilities. New students are encouraged to read the and to contact the DSS office following admission to ensure needed accommodations are available at time of enrollment.
The DSS Office is located in the Student Success Center in the Charles C. Matthews Foundation Student Center. To make an appointment or for additional information please contact:
Telephone: (903) 693-2046
Fax: (903) 693-2031
If calling from a TTY/TDD, use Texas Relay at 800-735-2989
1109 West Panola Street
Carthage, TX 75633
- Registration Assistance
- Test Accommodations
- Taped Lectures/Texts
- Skills Bank (Basic Skills)
- Computer Tutoring Lab
- Paid Peer Tutors
STUDY SKILLS INSTRUCTION
- Improving Study Skills
- Tutoring Information
- Low Vision Reading System
- Texas Text Exchange
To make an appointment or for additional information, please call 903-693-2046 or email us.