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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens , New York 11367

Disability Resource Office

Office of Special Services
Frese Hall Room 111
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens, NY 11367
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About CUNY Queens College

Queens College, a prominent public university located in Queens, New York, is known for its strong academic programs, accessibility, and vibrant campus life. As one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, Queens College offers a wealth of opportunities for students to explore diverse fields of study and shape their future careers.

Founded in 1937, Queens College has a rich history and has grown into a bustling institution with a diverse student body of over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college prides itself on providing an inclusive and accessible education, embracing students from all backgrounds and creating an environment that encourages intellectual growth and diversity of thought.

One of the standout features of Queens College is its outstanding faculty. With over 1,000 dedicated professors, many of whom are leaders in their fields, students have the opportunity to learn from experts and gain valuable insights. The faculty at Queens College are not just academicians but are also committed mentors, guiding students on their academic journey and encouraging them to reach their full potential.

Queens College offers a comprehensive range of academic programs across various disciplines, including arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and more. Students can choose from over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, allowing them to tailor their education to their specific interests and goals. Whether one is pursuing a degree in psychology, computer science, or music, Queens College provides a supportive and challenging learning environment to cultivate their knowledge and skills.

A hallmark of Queens College is its commitment to research and experiential learning. The college encourages students to engage in hands-on experiences, internships, and research opportunities both within the campus and in collaboration with external organizations. This approach allows students to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world settings, fostering critical thinking, problem-solving, and professional growth.

Apart from its academic excellence, Queens College boasts a vibrant campus life. The college provides a host of extracurricular activities and clubs for students to engage in, nurturing their talents and creating a sense of community. Students can participate in cultural clubs, student government, volunteer organizations, and athletic teams, among others. The college’s well-equipped facilities, including state-of-the-art science labs, art studios, performance spaces, and a sprawling library, contribute to a conducive learning environment.

Situated in the diverse borough of Queens, the surrounding area offers an array of cultural, culinary, and recreational opportunities. Known as the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, Queens is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Students at Queens College can immerse themselves in the vibrant local neighborhoods, visiting ethnic restaurants, exploring museums and art galleries, attending cultural festivals, and enjoying the natural beauty of nearby parks.

In conclusion, Queens College is a distinguished public university, renowned for its academic excellence, inclusive environment, and robust campus life. With its commitment to accessibility, strong faculty, diverse program offerings, and emphasis on experiential learning, the college provides students with the tools they need to succeed academically and professionally. Whether one is interested in pursuing the arts, sciences, business, or education, Queens College offers a supportive and enriching experience that prepares students for a dynamic 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