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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
200 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton , Virginia 23668-0099

Disability Resource Office

Student Success Center
100 E. Queen Street
Hampton, 23668
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About Hampton University

Hampton University, located in the charming city of Hampton, Virginia, is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and nurturing future leaders. With a history dating back to its founding in 1868, Hampton University has long established itself as a beacon of opportunity and empowerment for students from diverse backgrounds.

Nestled in the heart of the historic Hampton Roads area, Hampton University offers students the ideal blend of a vibrant city atmosphere and serene coastal beauty. The surrounding area boasts a rich cultural heritage, making it an incredibly dynamic and stimulating place to live and learn. From its picturesque beaches to its historical landmarks, Hampton provides a captivating backdrop for both personal growth and educational pursuits.

Undoubtedly, one of the standout features of Hampton University is its dedication to providing an exceptional education across a wide range of fields. The university offers over 80 undergraduate majors, 27 graduate programs, and several professional doctorate programs. Whether aspiring to become a business leader, engineer, educator, artist, or healthcare professional, students at Hampton University have access to top-notch academic programs that empower them to reach their full potential.

At Hampton University, fostering a supportive and inclusive community is paramount. The university takes great pride in its commitment to ensuring that every student feels valued, respected, and encouraged to thrive academically, socially, and personally. With a relatively small student body, Hampton University offers a close-knit and intimate learning environment that allows for personalized attention from professors and ample opportunities for student engagement and leadership development.

Beyond academics, Hampton University offers a lively campus life that encourages students to explore their passions and interests. The university boasts numerous student organizations, clubs, and recreational activities that cater to a wide range of interests, providing ample opportunities to make lasting friendships and forge meaningful connections. From participating in student-run leadership conferences to joining cultural clubs, Hampton University students have the chance to shape their college experience and make a positive impact on campus.

Hampton University’s commitment to excellence extends beyond the classroom. The university’s athletic teams, known as the “Pirates,” compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and have a rich history of success. Sports enthusiasts can cheer on their favorite teams while experiencing the excitement of competitive collegiate athletics firsthand.

Additionally, Hampton University places a strong emphasis on community engagement and service. The institution encourages its students to actively contribute to society and make a difference in the lives of others through various volunteering and outreach programs. Hampton University’s dedication to civic responsibility cultivates a well-rounded student body that is equipped not only with academic knowledge but also with the values and skills necessary to succeed in an ever-changing global society.

In conclusion, Hampton University stands as an esteemed institution renowned for its unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional education, nurturing a supportive community, and instilling a sense of purpose and social responsibility in its students. Situated in the captivating city of Hampton, Virginia, the university offers a vibrant and enriching experience that goes beyond the boundaries of traditional academia. With its rich history, academic excellence, and vibrant campus life, Hampton University continues to shape the leaders of tomorrow and empower them to make a meaningful impact on the world.

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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