Disability Services

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The Office of Student Support Services serves as an advocate for students with documented disabilities to ensure equal access to the College. Various support services have been established to assist students according to their documented needs. Every effort is made to help students make a smooth transition to college and to succeed throughout their college experience. Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Office of Student Support Services prior to the beginning of each semester.


Voter’s Registration Application

The Office of Disability Services provides assistance with completing and submitting the voter’s registration application to students with disabilities on an ongoing basis and during authorized voter registration periods. For more information contact the Office of Disability Services at ods@sowela.edu or (337) 421-6565.


SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:
EEO/Title IX Officer: Dr. Fitzpatrick U. Anyanwu, 3820 Sen, J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70615, (337) 421-6905 or (800) 256-0483, complianceofficer@sowela.edu
ADA Officer: Christine Collins, 3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70615, (337) 421-6969 or (800) 256-0483, fitzpatrick.anyanwu@sowela.edu