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General Information
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson , North Dakota 58601-4896

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services Office
Academic Success Center
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, 58601
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About Dickinson State University

Dickinson State University (DSU) is a four-year public university located in Dickinson, North Dakota. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1918, DSU has been committed to providing accessible and quality higher education to students from diverse backgrounds.

Situated in the charming city of Dickinson, DSU benefits from its surroundings and offers a unique learning environment. Dickinson is located in the southwestern part of North Dakota, known for its beautiful landscapes characterized by rolling hills, prairies, and stunning Badlands formations. The area boasts a rich cultural heritage, with a blend of Native American, European, and Scandinavian influences shaping its traditions and local attractions.

DSU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across multiple disciplines, providing students with a diverse array of academic opportunities. The university takes pride in its commitment to academic excellence and offers programs that align with market demands and emerging fields. Students can choose from majors in fields such as business, health sciences, education, applied sciences, arts and sciences, and many more.

One notable aspect of Dickinson State University is its strong emphasis on hands-on, experiential learning. The curriculum is designed to merge theory with practical application, ensuring that students are well-prepared for their chosen career paths. DSU’s faculty members are dedicated experts in their respective fields and are committed to providing personalized attention and support to students.

In addition to its rigorous academics, DSU offers a vibrant campus life that fosters personal growth and development. With a wide range of student clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities, students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions and interests outside the classroom. Engaging in these activities allows students to build lasting friendships, develop leadership skills, and enhance their overall college experience.

The campus itself provides state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support student success. From modern classrooms equipped with the latest technology to well-equipped laboratories and research centers, DSU ensures that students have access to the tools they need to thrive academically. The campus also offers comfortable student housing, recreational facilities, dining options, and support services to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

Located in a region known for its natural beauty, DSU students can take advantage of numerous outdoor activities and recreational opportunities. The nearby Theodore Roosevelt National Park offers stunning vistas, hiking trails, and wildlife watching, while the Little Missouri National Grassland provides endless opportunities for exploration and outdoor adventures.

As a committed partner to the surrounding community, DSU also actively contributes to the region’s cultural and economic growth. Through partnerships with local businesses and organizations, the university works to address community needs and foster collaboration between academia and industry.

Overall, Dickinson State University offers a well-rounded educational experience in a picturesque setting. With its commitment to accessible education, hands-on learning, and a supportive campus community, DSU prepares students to thrive in their chosen careers and make meaningful contributions to society. Whether exploring the beauty of North Dakota or engaging in academic pursuits, students at Dickinson State University are provided with an environment that promotes growth, success, and personal development.

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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