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General Information
408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta , Georgia 30322

Disability Resource Office

Office of Accessibility Services
Suite 310
1946 Starvine Way
Atlanta, GA 30033
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About Emory University

Nestled in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University stands as a renowned institution of higher learning. Known for its prestigious academics and commitment to research, Emory has become a beacon of intellectual excellence and innovation. As a private, not-for-profit university, Emory University holds a distinct place among the educational landscape, offering students a unique and intellectually stimulating experience.

Emory University boasts a rich history that dates back to 1836 when it was founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church. Over the years, the university has continuously evolved and adapted to meet the changing needs of its students while remaining steadfast in its dedication to academic rigor and community service. Today, Emory University prides itself on providing an exceptional education that prepares students for success in their chosen fields and fosters a commitment to social responsibility.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University benefits from its proximity to a city with a vibrant cultural scene and a dynamic business environment. Atlanta is renowned for its diverse communities, world-class dining, and abundant recreational opportunities. Students at Emory have the advantage of being part of a supportive academic community while also having access to the cultural, artistic, and professional resources of a major city.

Academically, Emory University offers a wide range of programs, ensuring that students can pursue their passions and interests in various fields. With nine major undergraduate divisions, including the highly regarded Emory College of Arts and Sciences, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in disciplines such as humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and business. Additionally, Emory University offers numerous graduate and professional programs, including law, medicine, public health, and nursing, among others.

Emory University is widely recognized for its commitment to research and scholarship. The university consistently ranks among the top research institutions in the United States, and its faculty members are pioneers and leaders in their respective fields. Students have the opportunity to engage in groundbreaking research, working alongside renowned scholars and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in their disciplines.

Beyond its academic offerings, Emory University also places great importance on fostering a sense of community and providing ample opportunities for personal growth and development. The university offers a vibrant campus life, with over 400 student organizations ranging from cultural and religious groups to clubs focused on community service and activism. Additionally, Emory hosts numerous lectures, performances, and events throughout the year, further enriching the academic experience and promoting interdisciplinary engagement.

Emory University prioritizes the development of well-rounded individuals and provides ample resources and support to ensure the success and well-being of its students. From comprehensive academic advising to extensive career services, students are guided and mentored throughout their academic journey, preparing them for success beyond graduation. Emory University also promotes a commitment to service and social justice and provides numerous opportunities for civic engagement and community outreach.

Emory University stands as a testament to Atlanta’s vibrant spirit and serves as a hub for intellectual curiosity and innovation. With its robust academic offerings, dedication to research, and commitment to community engagement, Emory University empowers students to become leaders, professionals, and change-makers in a rapidly evolving world. The university’s location in Atlanta allows students to immerse themselves in a dynamic city that offers endless opportunities for personal and professional growth. Emory University is a place where students can engage with diverse perspectives, challenge themselves academically, and make a positive impact on the world around them.

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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