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618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City , Kansas 66006-0065

Disability Resource Office

Collins Library 131
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
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About Baker University

Baker University, located in the charming town of Baldwin City, Kansas, is a prestigious private institution known for its commitment to academic excellence. Established in 1858, Baker University has a rich history and a strong reputation for providing high-quality education.

As a not-for-profit university, Baker prides itself on prioritizing the needs of its students and fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment. With over 80 undergraduate majors, including programs in arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing, students have a wide range of options to pursue their academic interests. The university also offers several graduate programs, providing advanced education opportunities for those seeking to specialize in their fields.

The campus of Baker University is nestled in the heart of Baldwin City, a close-knit community with a population of around 4,000 residents. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Kansas countryside, students can enjoy a peaceful and serene atmosphere conducive to learning and personal growth. The town itself has a rich history and embraces its small-town charm, providing a safe and welcoming environment for students to thrive.

Notably, Baker University has a strong commitment to accessibility, ensuring that all students have the opportunity to pursue their educational goals. The university provides various support services and resources, including academic advising, tutoring, and disability accommodations. These support systems are designed to empower students and help them overcome any obstacles they may encounter during their academic journey.

Baker University prides itself on its dedicated faculty, who are not only experts in their respective fields but also deeply invested in the success of their students. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, students have the opportunity to engage closely with their professors, fostering a personalized and interactive learning experience. Faculty members at Baker are known for their passion for teaching and their commitment to guiding students towards intellectual and personal growth.

In addition to its academic offerings, Baker University also provides a vibrant campus life. Students can participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and organizations, including student clubs, athletics, and performing arts. The university’s athletic teams, known as the Wildcats, compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), offering students the opportunity to engage in competitive sports while representing their institution.

Beyond the campus borders, students at Baker University have access to a range of cultural and recreational activities. The nearby Kansas City metropolitan area provides a bustling urban environment with numerous opportunities for entertainment, dining, and professional development. From visiting world-class museums and art galleries to attending concerts and sporting events, students can enrich their college experience by exploring the vibrant cityscape just a short distance from campus.

With its rich traditions, commitment to excellence, and dedication to student success, Baker University stands as a remarkable institution in the heart of Baldwin City, Kansas. Whether students are seeking a challenging academic program, supportive community, or opportunities for personal growth, Baker University offers a diverse range of experiences that prepare students for a successful future.

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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