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General Information
15200 Kutztown Rd
Kutztown , Pennsylvania 19530-0730

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services Office
215 Stratton Admin Center
Kutztown, PA 19530
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About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public university located in the borough of Kutztown, Pennsylvania. As a four-year institution, it offers a wide range of academic programs and has gained recognition for its emphasis on accessibility and student success.

Founded in 1866, Kutztown University has a rich history and has been providing educational opportunities for over 150 years. Throughout the years, it has evolved and adapted to meet the changing needs of its students and the surrounding community. Today, it prides itself on offering a high-quality education that prepares students for successful careers and meaningful lives.

One of the key aspects that sets Kutztown University apart is its commitment to accessibility. With a score of 1 on the four-year accessibility scale, the university strives to provide equal opportunities for all students. This inclusive approach ensures that students from all backgrounds can pursue their educational goals and achieve their full potential.

Kutztown University offers a wide variety of academic programs across multiple disciplines. It provides undergraduate degrees in fields such as business, education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and visual and performing arts. Additionally, it offers graduate programs in areas such as business administration, education, communication design, counseling, and public administration. The range of programs allows students to explore their interests and choose a path that aligns with their goals and aspirations.

On-campus life at Kutztown University is vibrant and diverse. The university provides a supportive community where students can engage with their peers, participate in clubs and organizations, and take part in various extracurricular activities. These experiences contribute to a well-rounded education and help students develop essential skills beyond the classroom.

Located in the borough of Kutztown, the university benefits from its proximity to various attractions and amenities. While the borough itself is relatively small, it offers a charming and friendly environment that lends itself to a close-knit community feel. Students can explore local shops, restaurants, and outdoor recreational opportunities within walking distance of the campus.

Moreover, Kutztown University’s location in Pennsylvania provides access to a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. The state is known for its rich history, including iconic landmarks such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. Additionally, Pennsylvania offers stunning natural landscapes, including the Appalachian Mountains and the picturesque Pocono Mountains, which provide ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Overall, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to providing a high-quality education in a supportive and inclusive environment. With its commitment to accessibility, diverse academic programs, and vibrant on-campus life, the university prepares students for success while fostering personal growth and development. Whether a student is seeking career advancement, personal enrichment, or intellectual exploration, Kutztown University offers a comprehensive educational experience in a charming location.

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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