JLC Difference


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

A unique 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.

Our services empower 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 all academic areas.

Assistive Technology

Expands students’ learning through audio and digital resources.

ASD Support

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


WHAT OUR STUDENTS DO

JLC recognizes 2016-17 outstanding tutors

The Jones Learning Center (JLC) honored its outstanding student tutors for the 2016-17 academic year during a special ceremony on May 3.

In Memoriam: Debbie Williams

The University family mourned the passing Friday morning of beloved friend and colleague Debbie Williams, an academic support coordinator in the Jones Learning Center.

Frost to present at international learning disabilities conference

Julia Frost, director of the University of the Ozarks' Jones Learning Center, will make several presentations at the 2017 Learning Disabilities Association of America's (LDAA) international conference in Baltimore, scheduled for Feb. 16-19.

“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.”

Maegan Bell ’13, Dallas, TX, Teacher