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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
160 Convent Ave
New York , New York 10031

Disability Resource Office

AccessAbility Center/Student Disability Services
North Academic Center, Room 1/28
160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
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About CUNY City College

Located in the bustling city of New York, CUNY City College is a prestigious institution that has been serving students for over 170 years. As part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, City College offers a comprehensive range of academic programs and a vibrant campus life.

With its prime location in New York City, City College provides a unique and enriching educational experience. The city itself is a global hub for culture, business, and entertainment, offering countless opportunities for students to explore and engage with a diverse and dynamic community. From renowned museums and art galleries to thriving industries and a vibrant nightlife, students at City College find themselves in a truly extraordinary environment that constantly inspires and challenges them.

City College, also known as CCNY, is a public institution that embraces students from all walks of life. It proudly holds the title of being the first free public institution of higher education in the United States, a testament to its commitment to providing accessible education to those who seek it. This dedication to inclusivity is further exemplified by its low accessibility score of 1, ensuring that students from all backgrounds have the opportunity to pursue their academic goals at City College.

Within its historic campus, City College offers a wide range of academic disciplines and programs. From liberal arts and sciences to engineering, business administration, social sciences, architecture, and more, there is a program to cater to the diverse interests and aspirations of its student body. The faculty at City College are renowned experts in their fields, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. With small class sizes, students benefit from personalized attention and close interactions with their professors, fostering a supportive learning environment.

Beyond academics, City College provides a vibrant campus life that extends beyond the classroom. Students can engage in numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations that cater to a variety of interests. Whether it’s joining a student-led club, participating in community service opportunities, or attending cultural events, students have plenty of options to enhance their college experience and develop leadership skills.

Additionally, City College offers a range of support services to ensure student success. From academic advising and counseling to career development and internships, students have access to resources that empower them to navigate their educational journey and prepare for their future endeavors. The university also has a strong alumni network, providing students with valuable connections and opportunities for mentorship and professional advancement.

In conclusion, CUNY City College is a prestigious public institution located in the heart of New York City. With its rich history, comprehensive academic programs, and commitment to accessibility, City College provides an exceptional educational experience for its diverse student body. Surrounded by the vibrant and bustling city, students are exposed to countless opportunities for personal growth, cultural immersion, and professional development. Whether it is exploring the renowned cultural institutions or engaging in campus life, students at City College are poised to thrive both academically and personally.

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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