The mission of The Office of Accessibility Resources and Services (OARS) at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is to provide, coordinate, and advocate for services which enable undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities to receive equal access to a college education and to all aspects of university life. Academic growth, disability management and self-advocacy skills for students are supported and enhanced. The Office of Accessibility Resources and Services broadens disability awareness within the university community.
The Office of Accessibility Resources and Services believes that every student has the capability to be successful. The students’ understanding of their learning needs and learning styles is critical to their success in college. Specific accommodations are unique to every student. The office strives to assist every student in identifying and understanding his/her unique learning strengths. Staff is passionate about assisting students in their growth and development. It is our hope that through this learning experience students will be successful in advocating for themselves within the university and ultimately upon graduation.