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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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120 Boylston Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02116-4624

Disability Resource Office

Student Accessibility Services
120 Boylston Street
Boston, 02116-4624
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About Emerson College

Emerson College, located in the vibrant city of Boston, Massachusetts, is a renowned private not-for-profit institution that offers a wide array of educational programs. With its impressive four-year accessibility score, this college is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment for its students.

Established in 1880, Emerson College has a rich history in the field of communication and the arts. The college is primarily focused on preparing students for careers in communication, marketing, journalism, performing arts, and visual media. With a strong emphasis on creativity and innovation, Emerson College is dedicated to fostering the talents and skills of its students in order to shape them into successful professionals in their respective fields.

One notable aspect of Emerson College is its prime location in the heart of Boston, a city renowned for its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and academic excellence. As such, the college offers students a unique and immersive learning experience that extends beyond the classroom. Boston boasts a plethora of cultural landmarks, theaters, museums, and art galleries, providing students with endless opportunities for inspiration and enrichment. The city also serves as a hub for various industries, offering numerous internships, networking opportunities, and potential career paths for Emerson College students.

Emerson College takes pride in its dedicated faculty, which consists of accomplished professionals who are experts in their respective fields. These instructors bring real-world experience into the classroom, providing students with invaluable insights and mentorship. The college also promotes a strong sense of community and collaboration, fostering an atmosphere that encourages students to express themselves and push creative boundaries.

Academically, Emerson College offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. These include majors in fields such as communication studies, journalism, marketing communication, performing arts, visual and media arts, political communication, and writing, literature, and publishing. The college also provides various minors and dual-degree opportunities, allowing students to customize their educational experience to suit their interests and career goals.

At Emerson College, extracurricular activities play a pivotal role in enriching student life. The college hosts numerous student organizations and clubs, catering to a diverse range of interests and hobbies. These organizations provide students with opportunities to connect with likeminded individuals, develop leadership skills, and engage in projects and initiatives that align with their passions.

Additionally, Emerson College prides itself on its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The college actively promotes an environment where students from all backgrounds and walks of life feel welcome and respected. This commitment is reflected in the college’s various initiatives and programs focusing on diversity, social justice, and cultural competency.

In conclusion, Emerson College stands as a prestigious institution dedicated to providing students with a comprehensive education in communication and the arts. With its prime location in the vibrant city of Boston, the college offers a unique and immersive learning experience that extends beyond the classroom. Through its exceptional faculty, wide range of academic programs, commitment to diversity, and vibrant extracurricular activities, Emerson College prepares students to thrive in the professional world and make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields.

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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