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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx , New York 10451

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Resource Center
120 East 149th Street, Savoy Bld, D101-L
Bronx, 10451
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About CUNY Hostos Community College

Located in the vibrant borough of Bronx, New York, CUNY Hostos Community College exemplifies the essence of accessible higher education. This public institution has been providing quality education for over 50 years and has established itself as a cornerstone of academic opportunity in the local community. With its two-year programs and commitment to affordability, Hostos Community College has become a beacon of opportunity for students seeking to further their education and pursue their dreams.

One of the key factors that make Hostos Community College stand out is its emphasis on accessibility. As evidenced by its score of 1 on the accessibility scale, the college strives to ensure that education is within reach for all individuals, irrespective of their background or financial means. This commitment is reflected in the college’s affordable tuition rates, financial aid options, and various support services designed to assist students on their educational journey.

Hostos Community College offers a diverse range of academic programs to cater to the varied interests and career aspirations of its student body. These two-year programs provide students with a solid foundation in their chosen fields, equipping them with practical skills and knowledge necessary for success in the workforce or a seamless transition to a four-year institution. The college offers programs in areas such as liberal arts and sciences, business, education, and health sciences, providing students with ample opportunities to explore their passions and develop a strong academic foundation.

Beyond its academic excellence, Hostos Community College takes pride in its diverse and vibrant community. The college fosters an inclusive and supportive environment where students from all walks of life can flourish. With a commitment to social justice and multicultural understanding, Hostos strives to create an environment that embraces diversity and promotes the success of all students. This inclusive atmosphere not only enhances the learning experience but also prepares students to become socially responsible citizens in a global society.

Situated in the Bronx, Hostos Community College is ideally located within a bustling urban environment. The surrounding area offers a wealth of cultural resources, entertainment options, and professional opportunities. Students can explore the vibrant arts scene, indulge in the diverse culinary offerings, or take advantage of internship and job prospects in one of the world’s major cities, New York City. Additionally, Hostos Community College is well-connected to public transportation, making it easily accessible to students from across the city and beyond.

In conclusion, CUNY Hostos Community College stands as a testament to the power of accessibility and opportunity in the world of higher education. With its commitment to affordable education, diverse academic programs, and inclusive community, the college opens doors to success for its students. Situated in the culturally rich and dynamic Bronx, Hostos Community College offers not just a quality education but also an immersive and transformative experience.

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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