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General Information
1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville , North Carolina 28301-4298

Disability Resource Office

Student Disability Services
155 Spaulding Bldg.
1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
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About Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a public university located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. With its rich history and commitment to higher education, FSU has been instrumental in shaping the lives of thousands of students over its long-standing presence in the community.

Established in 1867, FSU is one of the oldest historically black universities in the state. Originally founded as the Howard School for the purpose of educating black students, the institution has evolved over the years to become an inclusive and diverse university, welcoming students of all backgrounds and ethnicities.

Situated in Fayetteville, FSU benefits from being part of a vibrant and growing community. Fayetteville is the sixth-largest city in North Carolina and is best known for its military connections, being home to Fort Bragg, one of the largest military installations in the world. As a result, FSU has a strong relationship with the military community and offers programs tailored to meet the needs and interests of service members and their families.

FSU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including arts and sciences, business and economics, education, health sciences, and social work. With over 70 programs of study, students have the opportunity to choose a major that aligns with their passions and career goals.

One notable aspect of FSU is its commitment to accessibility. With an accessibility score of 1, the university ensures that education is available to all students, regardless of their backgrounds or circumstances. This commitment is reflected in the various support services and resources provided on campus, from academic advising and tutoring to career counseling and disability services. FSU strives to create an inclusive environment where every student can thrive academically and personally.

Beyond the classroom, FSU offers a vibrant campus life. Students can engage in numerous extracurricular activities and organizations, including clubs, societies, and sports teams. The university also hosts various events, lectures, and cultural performances, creating a dynamic and stimulating environment for students to grow and develop personally and socially.

FSU is proud of its diverse student body and fosters a supportive and inclusive community on campus. Students have the opportunity to connect with peers from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, enriching their overall educational journey. Additionally, with small class sizes, FSU promotes a personalized learning environment, allowing for closer student-faculty interactions and individualized attention.

In conclusion, Fayetteville State University is a historic institution that provides quality education and a supportive community for students in Fayetteville, North Carolina. With its commitment to accessibility, diverse academic offerings, and strong ties to the military community, FSU continues to play a crucial role in shaping the lives and futures of its students. Whether pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, students at FSU can expect a well-rounded education that prepares them for success 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