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General Information
3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie , New York 12601

Disability Resource Office

Office of Accommodations and Accessibility
Donnelly Hall, Room 226
3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, 12601
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About Marist College

Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, New York, is a prestigious private institution with a strong reputation for academic excellence. Established in 1929, Marist College is a not-for-profit university that offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Nestled in the picturesque Hudson Valley, Marist College boasts a stunning campus that spans over 210 acres. The college is well-regarded for its commitment to accessibility, providing students with a supportive and inclusive learning environment. With an accessibility score of 1, Marist College ensures that all students have equal opportunities to succeed in their academic pursuits.

Marist College offers a variety of undergraduate programs in areas such as business, communication, science, liberal arts, and social sciences. Students can choose from over 50 majors, enabling them to tailor their education to match their interests and career goals. The college also offers numerous graduate programs, including business administration, educational psychology, public administration, and more.

One of the defining features of Marist College is its emphasis on experiential learning. The college believes that students learn best by actively engaging with their education, both inside and outside the classroom. As a result, Marist College provides extensive internship opportunities, where students can gain real-world experience and build valuable connections in their chosen fields. Additionally, the college encourages students to participate in research projects and community service initiatives, further enhancing their practical skills and social awareness.

Marist College is dedicated to fostering a vibrant campus life for its students. The college offers a wide array of student organizations, clubs, and sports teams, allowing students to pursue their passions and interests outside of their academic studies. These extracurricular activities serve as a platform for students to develop leadership skills, form lifelong friendships, and create memorable experiences.

The surrounding area of Poughkeepsie, New York, adds to the allure of Marist College. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, Poughkeepsie offers a charming blend of natural beauty and urban amenities. The area is known for its historical sites, including the Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Students also have access to a thriving arts and culture scene, with numerous theaters, galleries, and music venues located nearby.

In terms of recreational activities, Poughkeepsie provides ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. The scenic Hudson River offers the perfect backdrop for boating, kayaking, and fishing. The nearby Hudson Highlands State Park offers hiking trails, camping grounds, and breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Marist College truly embodies the blending of academic excellence, experiential learning, and a vibrant campus life. As a not-for-profit institution, the college is committed to providing students with the resources they need to thrive academically, professionally, and personally. With its strong emphasis on accessibility and inclusive education, Marist College is an ideal choice for students seeking a well-rounded college experience in the beautiful surroundings of Poughkeepsie, New York.

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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