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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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General Information
919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall
Manhattan , Kansas 66506

Disability Resource Office

Student Access Center
202 Holton Hall
1101 Mid Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506
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About Kansas State University

Kansas State University (KSU), located in Manhattan, Kansas, is a renowned public university that has been a leading institution in higher education since its establishment in 1863. With a prime location in the heartland of the United States, KSU offers students a unique and enriching academic experience surrounded by vibrant culture, diverse community, and breathtaking natural beauty.

As one of the oldest and largest universities in Kansas, KSU boasts a rich history and tradition of academic excellence. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including agriculture, engineering, business, arts and sciences, education, and more. With over 250 majors and options to choose from, students at KSU have the opportunity to pursue their passions and explore new areas of knowledge.

The campus of Kansas State University is nestled in the picturesque city of Manhattan, a serene community that perfectly blends small-town charm with big-city opportunities. Manhattan serves as the county seat of Riley County and offers residents and students a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The city’s vibrant downtown area is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, providing ample opportunities for leisure and socialization.

Despite its small-town feel, Manhattan boasts a thriving arts and cultural scene. The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art showcases a wide range of contemporary and historical art exhibits, while the McCain Performance Series brings world-class performances and concerts to the university campus. The lively downtown also hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, ensuring there is always something exciting happening for students to enjoy.

One of the most notable features of Kansas State University is its stunning campus. Spread across more than 2500 acres, the campus combines modern architecture with beautifully maintained green spaces, creating an inviting and inspiring learning environment. From the iconic Hale Library, which offers students state-of-the-art learning facilities, to the impressive student union, the campus provides all the amenities and resources necessary for academic success.

In addition to its academic offerings and vibrant campus life, KSU is home to a tight-knit and diverse community. With students from all 50 states and over 100 countries, the university fosters an inclusive environment that celebrates different cultures and perspectives. This diversity enriches the overall educational experience, allowing students to form lifelong friendships and gain a global perspective.

The university’s commitment to research and innovation is another standout aspect of Kansas State University. With cutting-edge facilities and renowned faculty members, KSU is at the forefront of research in various fields, including agricultural sciences, food safety, veterinary medicine, and many more. Students have the opportunity to work alongside professors on groundbreaking projects and make meaningful contributions to their respective fields.

In conclusion, Kansas State University offers students a prestigious and comprehensive education in a picturesque setting. With a wide range of academic programs, a vibrant campus, a welcoming community, and a dedication to research and innovation, KSU truly provides an exceptional university experience.

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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