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3400 N Charles St
Baltimore , Maryland 21218-2688

Disability Resource Office

Student Disability Services
Garland Hall, Suite 385
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
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About Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University, located in the vibrant city of Baltimore, Maryland, is renowned as one of the top research universities in the United States. Established in 1876, it has a long and rich history of excellence in education, patient care, and scientific discovery. As a private, not-for-profit institution, Johns Hopkins University is committed to providing a world-class education to its students and conducting groundbreaking research that has a global impact.

Academics at Johns Hopkins University are highly regarded, offering a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs across nine academic divisions. These divisions include the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education, the Carey Business School, the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the School of Nursing, the Peabody Institute, and the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). With over 260 programs of study, students have the opportunity to pursue their passions and tailor their educational experiences to meet their unique goals.

One of the university’s most notable aspects is its commitment to research. Johns Hopkins is consistently ranked among the top academic institutions for research funding, enabling students and faculty to collaborate on groundbreaking projects across a wide range of disciplines. From pioneering advancements in medicine to innovative discoveries in engineering and the sciences, the university’s research endeavors have had a significant impact on society.

The proximity of Johns Hopkins University to renowned hospitals, such as The Johns Hopkins Hospital, reinforces the institution’s commitment to medicine and healthcare. This connection provides students with invaluable opportunities for hands-on learning, internships, and collaborative projects. The university’s School of Medicine, ranked among the best medical schools in the country, further enhances its reputation as a leader in medical education and research.

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University offers students an enriching and culturally diverse environment. Baltimore is a city known for its rich history, vibrant arts and music scene, and culinary delights. The city is also home to numerous museums, including the renowned Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Students have ample opportunities to explore a variety of cultural attractions and participate in community engagement initiatives.

On campus, students have access to state-of-the-art facilities, libraries, and research centers, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in their chosen fields of study. The university also offers a range of extracurricular activities and student organizations, fostering a vibrant and engaged campus community. Whether through participating in student government, joining clubs and organizations, or engaging in community service, students at Johns Hopkins University have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, make lifelong friendships, and shape their university experience.

In conclusion, Johns Hopkins University stands as a prestigious institution renowned for its rigorous academic programs, pioneering research, and commitment to societal impact. With its strong emphasis on excellence and innovation, students are provided with a unique educational experience that prepares them for success in their chosen fields. Situated in the vibrant city of Baltimore, students at Johns Hopkins also have the chance to explore and engage with the rich culture and community that surrounds 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