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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora , Illinois 60506-4892

Disability Resource Office

Disability Resource Office
347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, 60506-4892
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About Aurora University

Aurora University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in the vibrant city of Aurora, Illinois. With a strong commitment to academic excellence and a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1893, Aurora University stands as a pillar of higher education in the region.

Nestled in the heart of Illinois, Aurora University offers a dynamic learning environment that combines traditional educational practices with innovative approaches to teaching and research. The university’s campus is spread across 37 acres, providing students with ample space to study, engage in extracurricular activities, and foster a sense of community.

With over 50 undergraduate programs and numerous graduate degrees, Aurora University offers a diverse range of academic opportunities to suit the interests and aspirations of its students. Whether one is seeking a degree in business, education, health sciences, social sciences, or the arts, the university’s faculty members, who are experts in their respective fields, provide students with a high-quality education that prepares them for various professional pathways.

Aurora University prides itself on its commitment to a safe and inclusive campus environment. The university fosters a close-knit community where students can grow personally and intellectually, supported by an extensive range of student services and resources. From academic advising and career counseling to health and wellness programs, Aurora University strives to ensure that every student has the tools and support necessary to thrive during their time on campus.

Beyond the confines of the university, the city of Aurora offers a wealth of opportunities for students to explore and engage with their surroundings. Known as the “City of Lights,” Aurora boasts a vibrant cultural scene, with numerous art galleries, museums, theaters, and music venues. Students can immerse themselves in the local community, take part in volunteer programs, or intern at one of the many businesses and organizations that call Aurora home.

Situated just outside of Chicago, students at Aurora University also have access to the countless opportunities that the Windy City has to offer. From world-class museums and renowned architecture to a thriving culinary scene and endless entertainment options, the city of Chicago serves as an extension of the learning experience at Aurora University.

Additionally, Aurora University places a strong emphasis on community engagement and service. The university encourages students to get involved in community-based initiatives, providing them with the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Through service-learning programs, internships, and cooperative education opportunities, Aurora University equips its students with the skills and experiences necessary to become engaged citizens and leaders in their respective fields.

In conclusion, Aurora University offers a well-rounded educational experience and a supportive community for students to thrive academically, personally, and professionally. With its commitment to academic excellence, diverse program offerings, and strong ties to the local community, Aurora University prepares its graduates to make a meaningful difference in the world.

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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