A Program Designed for Students with Learning Disabilities, AD/HD, and ASD

The Jones Learning Center (JLC) is a comprehensive fee-based program that provides students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with the skill sets to succeed academically and build brighter futures. The JLC offers more services than any other collegiate program for students with learning disabilities in the nation.

A One-Of-A-Kind Set of Tools and Services to Help Students Excel

As the only program of its type in the nation, Jones Learning Center services empower our students to make the most of their collegiate opportunity at the University of the Ozarks, while also building confidence and instilling personal responsibility that will last a lifetime.

Academic Support Coordinators

Offer students daily one-to-one attention and serve as a personal guide every step of the way.


Peer Tutors & Notetakers

Provide students with critical educational support beyond the classroom.


Skill Specialists

Assist students in building skills in math, language and more.


Assistive Technology

Expands students’ learning through audio and digital resources.


ASD Support

Offers students ASD-specific attention, guidance and help acclimating to college life.

We Built an Educational Model Unlike any Other

The Life-Enhancing Benefits of the Program

By accessing the tools of the Jones Learning Center, students acquire:

The prestige of an Ozarks degree

by taking the same classes, with no modifications, as other Ozarks students.

Organizational and time management skills

for effective learning and living.

The ability to advocate for themselves

for personal and professional growth.

Compensatory strategies

to efficiently manage learning challenges.

Jones Learning Center Staff

Our dedicated staff represents decades of collective experience in helping students with learning disabilities to find their paths to a brighter future. All of our academic support coordinators hold master’s degrees, and each of our talented team members is committed to helping students maximize their learning potential.

Maegan Bell '13

,    Dallas, TX, Teacher
"The JLC staff is very meaningful to me because they not only helped me gain independence academically, but they became like family in the process."