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  • Neurodiverse
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General Information
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami , Florida 33132-2204

Disability Resource Office

ACCESS Department
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Room 1180
Miami, FL 33132-2204
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About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College, located in the vibrant city of Miami, Florida, is a renowned public institution that attracts students from all walks of life. With its four-year accessibility, the college provides an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking a quality education in a diverse and culturally rich environment.

Established in 1959, Miami Dade College has grown to become the largest institution of higher education in the United States. Its sprawling campus spans eight locations throughout Miami-Dade County, offering a wide range of programs and services to meet the needs of its diverse student population.

One of the most notable aspects of Miami Dade College is its commitment to accessibility. With a score of 1 on the four-year accessibility scale, the college ensures that students have ample opportunities to pursue higher education and achieve their academic goals. This dedication to accessibility is reflected in the college’s open-door admissions policy, which welcomes all individuals, regardless of their previous academic achievements or background.

Miami Dade College boasts a comprehensive range of academic programs, including associate degrees, technical certificates, and bachelor’s degrees. Students can choose from over 300 areas of study, including business, health sciences, engineering, arts and humanities, social sciences, and much more. The college is known for its exceptional faculty, who bring a wealth of expertise and experience to the classroom, creating a dynamic learning environment.

Furthermore, Miami Dade College is deeply embedded in the surrounding community. As one of the most diverse cities in the United States, Miami serves as an ideal backdrop for students to engage in cultural experiences and real-world learning opportunities. The college takes pride in its commitment to fostering a multicultural environment, where students from different backgrounds can learn from one another and develop a global perspective.

Beyond academics, Miami Dade College offers a vibrant campus life with numerous clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities. Students have the opportunity to engage in leadership development, community service, and cultural enrichment events. The college also hosts various cultural festivals and events that showcase the rich heritage of the region and promote intercultural understanding.

Living in Miami provides students with a unique experience. Known for its sunny weather, beautiful beaches, and vibrant nightlife, the city offers an exciting backdrop for students to explore during their time at Miami Dade College. From world-class art galleries to international cuisine to diverse music scenes, Miami has something to offer for everyone. Students can immerse themselves in the rich culture of the city, attend sporting events, explore the Everglades, or even enjoy the vibrant street art that adorns the city’s walls.

Miami Dade College takes pride in its mission to provide accessible, affordable, and high-quality education to its students. It is a place where individuals can unlock their potential, gain invaluable knowledge, and develop the necessary skills to succeed in their chosen careers or further their education. The college’s commitment to diversity, academic excellence, and community engagement make it a standout institution in the heart of Miami, Florida.

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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