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General Information
South Ave
Garden City , New York 11530-0701

Disability Resource Office

Student Access Office
Post Hall, First Floor
1 South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
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About Adelphi University

Adelphi University is a prestigious not-for-profit, private institution located in the charming village of Garden City, New York. Established over 125 years ago in 1896, Adelphi has grown into a dynamic and forward-thinking university known for its strong academic programs and commitment to student success.

Nestled in the heart of Long Island, Adelphi University enjoys a beautiful suburban setting, offering students a peaceful and scenic environment to pursue their educational aspirations. The campus itself spans over 75 acres, providing ample space for students to study, socialize, and engage in extracurricular activities.

One of the hallmarks of Adelphi University is its commitment to personalized education. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, students have the opportunity to engage closely with their professors and receive individualized attention. This fosters a supportive and collaborative learning environment where students are encouraged to explore their academic interests and achieve their full potential.

Adelphi offers an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. From the arts and humanities to the sciences and business, students can choose from over 60 undergraduate programs and more than 65 graduate programs. The university prides itself on providing a well-rounded education by emphasizing critical thinking, creativity, and practical skills that prepare students for successful careers.

In addition to its academic offerings, Adelphi is dedicated to providing a holistic educational experience that nurtures students’ personal and professional growth. The university offers numerous opportunities for students to engage in research, internships, and community service, allowing them to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. These experiential learning opportunities help students develop essential skills, build professional networks, and enhance their resumes, giving them a competitive edge in the job market.

Furthermore, Adelphi University recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education. The university is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive campus community that values individuals of all backgrounds and perspectives. Through various cultural and social initiatives, Adelphi works to create an environment where students feel accepted, respected, and celebrated for their unique identities.

Beyond the boundaries of the campus, students at Adelphi University enjoy easy access to the vibrant city of New York. With its world-renowned cultural institutions, diverse neighborhoods, and abundant job opportunities, New York City serves as an extended classroom for Adelphi students. The university’s proximity to the city provides countless avenues for cultural enrichment, internships, and networking opportunities.

In conclusion, Adelphi University stands as a reputable institution renowned for its academic excellence, personalized education, and commitment to student success. With its beautiful campus located in Garden City, New York, Adelphi offers students a serene and picturesque environment while providing easy access to the bustling city life of New York. It is a place where students are encouraged to explore their passions, engage in meaningful experiences, and prepare for successful futures.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations