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Resources for students with disabilities

Augustana Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing

The center offers speech and audiology services. Faculty and student interns provide assessment and intervention services to people with a variety of disorders.

The center is in the Betsy Brodahl Building on campus. It is open from noon-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 309-794-7350. Parking is available adjacent to the building.

Learning Commons

Students receive free academic support at the Learning Commons, located on the fourth floor of the Gerber Center. The Learning Commons includes the office of Student Success Services and the Reading/Writing Center.

Office of Student Success Services

The office of Student Success Services provides disability services to students, drop-in and individual tutoring for many subjects, and workshops and one-on-one coaching for improving study skills such as time management, test-taking, and note-taking.

The office is in the Gerber Center, Room 439. It is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. Contact Yen Dao or call 309-794-8016.

Reading/Writing Center

The Reading/Writing Center assists all Augustana students with writing and reading for any class. The RWC is staffed by three faculty tutors, including an English Language Learners specialist, and more than 20 trained peer tutors. Tutors provide one-on-one instruction in writing and revising papers, analytical reading, and improving English language skills.

The center is in the Gerber Center, Room 423. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday; and from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Email or call 309-794-8987.

Medical services

Students may choose to establish a relationship with any health care provider in the area, or may continue contacts with their family physician in their home community. 

Service through UnityPoint Health and UnityPoint Clinic ExpressCare is provided as a convenience to students. However, students are not obligated to obtain services from them. 

Free transportation is provided to all health care providers (including dentists, optometrists, mental health providers and pharmacies) in the Quad-Cities area.

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Student Counseling Service

Augustana's Student Counseling Service provides students with professional counselors to discuss personal, academic and vocational concerns or difficulties. 

To make an appointment, call 309-794-7357, or go to the office in 206 Founders Hall.

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