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Academic and Disability Accommodations

Sherman College works to ensure that our educational program and services are accessible to all qualified students regardless of their disability or special needs. Sherman College provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations for students with documented disabilities.

Incoming students are encouraged to complete the accommodations application and submit all necessary documentation as soon as possible to ensure a response to your request prior to all testing for the new quarter. Accommodations applications are accepted throughout the academic quarter.

students in atriumStudents experiencing academic difficulty without any previously diagnosed disability are encouraged to first talk with your faculty for more assistance to evaluate your current performance in comparison to your efforts towards class preparation (ex. study time, note taking, reviewing, etc.). You are also encouraged to visit student affairs to discuss your concerns and to consider a plan of action to improve your performance.

Reasonable accommodations vary according to the type and degree of disability. Review of requests will be made on an individual basis and reasonable accommodations afforded, if any, will depend on the nature and extent of the disability, documentation provided, and the requirements of the curriculum. Sherman College of Chiropractic will provide qualified students who have documented disabilities with appropriate services that do not fundamentally alter college requirements and/or policies. The college is not required to provide aids, devices, or services of a personal nature.

studentsThe college operates in accordance with the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with regard to offering services to students.

Learn more about the accommodation process and how to make a request for an accommodation.

Most commonly requested accommodations:

  • Extended Testing Time
  • Alternate Testing Locations
  • Alternate Test Administration
  • Note-taking Services


For additional detail, please see the Dean of Student Affairs: LaShanda Hutto-Harris.

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Counseling/Mediation

LaShanda Hutto-Harris

LaShanda Hutto-Harris
Dean of Student Affairs lhuttoharris@
sherman.edu

864-578-8770 x. 224
800-578-8770 x. 224


Counseling services are available for students on campus through the Office of Student Affairs.

All services are free and communication is confidential. Our role is to provide support and information in the event of a personal distress. We can assist you with life transitions, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, drug and alcohol issues, self esteem, and career preparation.

We encourage you to please contact our office if you have concerns about harassment or sexual, physical or verbal assaults or abuse.

Please see the Dean of Student Affairs for assistance or call 864-578-8770 x. 224.


Alcohol and Drug Counseling

We are here to assist any student battling issues of substance use or abuse. Community counselors and resources are available. All communication is confidential.

Please visit the dean of student affairs or a faculty member you trust for more information on obtaining help. Resources:

Sherman College Drug Prevention Program and Resource Guide Drug Prevention Program Resource Guide

Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (SADAC) www.sadac.org 864-582-7588

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.AA.org
864-585-1930

Narcotics Anonymous
www.NA.org
864-828-5689

Carolina Center for Behavioral Health www.thecarolinacenter.com
800-866-4673

Addiction Search
(nationwide help) www.addictionsearch.com
800-559-9503

Project Know
Substance Abuse Education Resources