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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
401 Pierce Hall
Ypsilanti , Michigan 48197

Disability Resource Office

Disability Resource Center
246 Student Center
YPSILANTI, Michigan 48197
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About Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University is a prestigious public institution located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. With a long-standing legacy spanning over 170 years, the university has become a well-known name in the state’s higher education landscape, offering a multitude of academic programs across various disciplines.

Situated in Ypsilanti, a vibrant town known for its rich history and cultural diversity, Eastern Michigan University provides a unique educational experience in a thriving community. The university’s commitment to excellence in education, research, and service has established it as a hub of innovation and intellectual growth.

Eastern Michigan University boasts an impressive selection of undergraduate and graduate programs spread across its five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Services, and the College of Technology. These diverse academic offerings cater to students with a wide range of interests and career aspirations, ensuring that each student can find their niche.

The university’s faculty members are renowned experts in their respective fields, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. They prioritize student success, offering mentorship and guidance to help students reach their full potential. The faculty’s commitment to teaching excellence, coupled with state-of-the-art facilities, ensures that students receive a quality education that prepares them for the challenges of the real world.

Beyond academic excellence, Eastern Michigan University fosters a vibrant campus life filled with countless opportunities for personal growth and development. The university offers a wide range of student organizations and clubs, catering to diverse interests and passions. Whether it’s joining a student-run club, participating in intramural sports, or attending cultural events, there is something for everyone to get involved in and make lifelong connections.

The surrounding area of Ypsilanti adds to the allure of Eastern Michigan University. Known for its lively arts scene, the town boasts numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues that provide a host of cultural experiences for students to enjoy. Additionally, the town’s close proximity to the vibrant city of Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan, allows for further exploration and access to a multitude of resources.

Eastern Michigan University also takes pride in its commitment to accessibility and inclusivity. With an accessibility score of 1, the university strives to ensure that all students have equal opportunities for education and success. This commitment is reflected in the University’s efforts to provide support systems and accommodations for students with diverse needs.

In conclusion, Eastern Michigan University offers a dynamic and enriching educational experience in the heart of Ypsilanti, Michigan. With its renowned faculty, diverse academic programs, and vibrant campus life, the university provides a nurturing environment where students can thrive academically, culturally, and socially. As a vital part of the Ypsilanti community, Eastern Michigan University continues to shape the minds of future leaders while contributing to the growth and development of the surrounding area.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

    Services Provided

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

      Campus Accessibility

      Accessible Level

      • Student Health Services
      • Mental Health Support Services
      • The library(ies)
      • Institution Online Platforms
      • Student Housing
      • 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
      • 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