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1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19141-1199

Disability Resource Office

1900 W. Olney Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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About La Salle University

La Salle University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Established in 1863, La Salle has a rich history of providing high-quality education and fostering academic excellence. With its strong commitment to its Lasallian Catholic values, the university offers a unique educational experience grounded in the ethical and moral development of its students.

One of the standout features of La Salle University is its beautiful campus nestled in the vibrant city of Philadelphia. Situated on over 130 acres, the campus provides a tranquil and serene atmosphere for students to engage in their studies. With state-of-the-art facilities and modern amenities, such as advanced laboratories, a well-equipped library, and technologically enhanced classrooms, La Salle offers an environment conducive to learning and growth.

La Salle University prides itself on offering a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines. Through its four colleges – the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies – the university provides students with the opportunity to pursue their passions and interests while gaining valuable skills for their future careers.

The School of Arts and Sciences offers a comprehensive liberal arts education, allowing students to explore diverse fields such as humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Through rigorous coursework and engaged faculty, La Salle aims to cultivate critical thinking, effective communication, and problem-solving skills in its students.

For those interested in business, the School of Business provides a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills. With a focus on experiential learning, students have the opportunity to engage in internships, consulting projects, and simulated business environments to develop their entrepreneurial mindset and business acumen.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at La Salle University prepares students for careers in the healthcare field. With cutting-edge simulation labs and clinical experiences, students gain the necessary knowledge and skills to provide compassionate and evidence-based care to diverse populations.

Evening and online programs are offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, providing working professionals and individuals with flexible schedules the opportunity to earn a degree or develop their professional skills.

Beyond academics, La Salle University offers a vibrant campus life filled with extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations. Students can join various student-run clubs and organizations, engage in community service initiatives, or participate in intramural and varsity sports. The university also hosts a range of cultural events, guest lectures, and performances, enhancing the overall experience and creating a vibrant campus community.

Located in Philadelphia, La Salle University offers students the advantage of being in one of the nation’s most historic and culturally rich cities. Philadelphia is known for its vibrant arts scene, vibrant sports culture, and a range of opportunities for internships and networking. Students can explore the city’s numerous museums, world-class dining, historical landmarks, and diverse neighborhoods, making their time at La Salle an enriching and memorable experience.

Overall, La Salle University is a highly respected institution that nurtures academic excellence, personal growth, and positively contributes to the surrounding community. With its strong faculty, modern facilities, and commitment to holistic education, La Salle prepares students for success in their chosen fields while instilling in them a deep sense of social responsibility and ethical leadership.

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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