Visit OPTIONS: Discover Your Path to Independence

Visit Types

Explore our campus through two types of visits tailored for prospective families: Informational Visits and Admissions Interviews. Read on for details

Informational Visits

Interested in a quick overview? Schedule an Informational Visit today. These tours last 1.5 to 2 hours and offer a general glimpse into OPTIONS and its facilities. Although we don’t assess your student’s fit during this visit, it’s the perfect first step.

Informational visits are arranged by contacting the Director of Admissions at either of the following:

Phone: 618-549-4201

Admissions Interviews

Ready for a deeper understanding? Opt for an Admissions Interview. After reviewing your application and test data, we’ll set up a digital meeting to outline personalized program plans and support options. If we’re a good match, a full campus tour will be arranged

Phone: 618-549-4201

OPTIONS is located in the small Midwestern town of Carbondale, Illinois.  We are about two hours southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, and you can find a list of transportation services adjacent to us below.

St Louis International Airport – Lambert

10701 Lambert Int’l Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63145
Phone: 314.426.8000
Fax: 314.426.1221

Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois

10400 Terminal Drive, Suite 200, Marion, IL 62959
Phone: (618) 993-3353
Fax: 618.997.9129

Barkley Regional Airport

2901 Fisher Rd West, Paducah, KY 42086
Phone: 270.744.0521

Evansville Regional Airport

7801 Bussing Drive, Evansville, IN 47725
Phone: 812.421.4401
Fax: 812.421.4412


401 S Illinois Ave., Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618.457.3388 or 800.872.7245