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General Information
83 Windham St
Willimantic , Connecticut 6226

Disability Resource Office

Office of AccessAbility Services
Wood Support Services Center, Room 201
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT 6226
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About Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University is a well-renowned public institution located in the vibrant city of Willimantic, Connecticut. Founded in 1889, the university has a rich history and a strong commitment to providing students with a high-quality education.

Situated in the heart of Willimantic, Eastern Connecticut State University offers students a unique blend of small-town charm and an energetic college atmosphere. The university’s campus is spread across 182 acres, providing students with a picturesque environment for both academic and personal growth.

Eastern Connecticut State University is known for its strong emphasis on liberal arts education, offering a wide range of majors and programs to cater to the diverse interests of its student population. With over 40 majors, including programs in the arts, sciences, business, and education, students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions and explore various fields of study.

The university prides itself on its dedicated and experienced faculty members who are committed to providing students with a supportive learning environment. These professors not only excel in their respective academic fields but also actively engage with students through mentoring, research collaborations, and meaningful classroom discussions.

While Eastern Connecticut State University’s commitment to academic excellence is evident, the university also places a strong emphasis on its students’ holistic development. The campus offers a host of extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations that cater to a wide range of interests. From student government to cultural clubs, from honor societies to athletic teams, there is no shortage of opportunities for students to get involved and make lasting connections with their peers.

The surrounding area of Willimantic further enhances the university experience at Eastern Connecticut State. Willimantic is a vibrant and diverse community that offers students a myriad of opportunities for cultural immersion, recreational activities, and community engagement. Students can explore various local events, such as art festivals, music concerts, and community service projects, that contribute to their personal growth and broaden their horizons.

Additionally, Eastern Connecticut State University’s proximity to major cities like Hartford and Boston presents students with even more opportunities for exploration and internships. Students can easily access these urban hubs to further their academic and career aspirations.

The university also prioritizes the well-being and success of its students by providing comprehensive support services. From academic advising and career counseling to health and wellness resources, Eastern Connecticut State University ensures that students have access to the necessary tools and support to thrive during their time on campus.

In conclusion, Eastern Connecticut State University offers students a well-rounded and enriching college experience. With its strong commitment to academic excellence, a supportive campus community, and a vibrant surrounding area, Eastern Connecticut State University provides students with the platform to grow intellectually, socially, and personally. Whether students are pursuing their passion in the arts, sciences, or business, they can expect a dynamic and rewarding journey at this esteemed institution.

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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