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General Information
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael , California 94901-2298

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility and Disability Services
50 Acacia Avenue
Bertrand Hall 109
San Rafael, California 94901
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About Dominican University of California

Dominican University of California is a reputable private, not-for-profit institution located in the charming city of San Rafael, California. Nestled in the heart of Marin County, just north of the bustling city of San Francisco, Dominican University offers a unique educational experience in a scenic and vibrant setting.

Founded in 1890, Dominican University has a rich history and a strong commitment to academic excellence. With its small class sizes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1, students receive personalized attention and an engaging learning environment. The university focuses on providing a well-rounded education that integrates liberal arts, professional studies, and graduate programs.

One of the standout features of Dominican University is its beautiful campus. Spread across 80 acres of rolling hills, the campus offers a serene and picturesque setting for students to pursue their studies. With its Spanish mission-style architecture, vibrant gardens, and breathtaking views of the surrounding area, Dominican University provides a truly inspiring atmosphere for learning and personal growth.

The university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. Students can choose from over 60 academic majors and minors, including popular fields such as business, education, psychology, music, and nursing. The university also emphasizes experiential learning, encouraging students to apply their knowledge through internships, service-learning projects, and research opportunities.

Dominican University is known for its exceptional faculty who are dedicated to their students’ success. The professors at Dominican are not only experts in their respective fields but are also committed mentors who help students unlock their full potential. The intimate class sizes allow for meaningful interactions between faculty and students, fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment.

Located in San Rafael, Dominican University benefits from its proximity to the dynamic San Francisco Bay Area. Just a short drive away, students have access to a wide range of cultural, professional, and recreational opportunities. The Bay Area is renowned for its tech industry, arts scene, diverse communities, and natural attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Muir Woods. This vibrant and inclusive environment provides students with numerous options for internships, career development, and a rich social life.

In addition to its academic offerings, Dominican University is committed to cultivating an inclusive and socially conscious community. The university boasts a strong emphasis on service learning, encouraging students to engage with local communities through volunteer work and community service projects. With its diverse student body and a variety of student organizations and clubs, Dominican University provides ample opportunities for students to explore their interests, passions, and make lifelong friendships.

Overall, Dominican University of California is a hidden gem for students seeking a transformative educational experience. With its stunning campus, dedicated faculty, and vibrant location, students at Dominican University are provided with the tools and support they need to achieve their academic and personal goals. Whether you’re exploring the beautiful surroundings or delving into your chosen field of study, Dominican University offers a truly enriching college experience.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

    • Notetaking Assistance
    • Exam Accomodations
    • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
    • Scribe Services
    • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
    • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
    • Qualified Readers
    • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters

    Services Provided

      • Priority Enrollment
      • Medical leave
      • Residence Hall Accommodations
      • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
      • Reduced courseload

      Campus Accessibility

      Accessible Level

      • Student Health Services
      • Mental Health Support Services
      • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
      • On-Campus Transit
      • Close Off-Campus Transit
      • The library(ies)
      • Institution Online Platforms
      • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
      • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
      • Entertainment and Event Facilities
      • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
      • Student Housing

      Services Provided

        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations